Training

ISSUP Expert Days

We are excited to announce our ISSUP Expert Days webinar series. ISSUP Expert Days provide opportunities for those working in substance use prevention, treatment and recovery to learn and develop through being in direct contact with experts. Participate in webinars, review recorded webinars and interviews, Q&A sessions, and use the various resources, tools, materials and documents to inform your own practice. Previous ISSUP Expert Days Click on the links below to find recordings and resources

UTC 1 and 2 Training in Baguio

Baguio , Philippines,

Interested in becoming a credentialed drug demand reduction professional? 

Here is an opportunity to be trained in the entry level courses of the Universal Treatment Curriculum training series at 5000 feet above sea level in the mountain resort city of Baguio, Philippines 

Sujatha Daruwo Project Sri Lanka

Introducing a project run since 2016 by the Preventive Education and Training Unit of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board of Sri Lanka. This project is called "Sujatha Daruwo" or "legitimize children" in English. Project delivery used Universal Prevention and Treatment curriculum (UPC/UTC) teachings and children developed their knowledge, competencies and skills as preventive educators and peer mentors within their communities and wider society. The project was funded by the Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority and

UTC University Training in Ukraine

The Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) University training took place in Ukraine from the 10th to the 14th of March, 2020. The aim of the training was to ensure that the multidisciplinary teams tackling substance use and addiction problems in Ukraine have been trained to a high standard in evidence-based practice. The training was designed to help professionals who work in universities become proficient in teaching students so that quality education can be delivered to the

Women and Smoking Seminar

Created by
SRNT University
Publication Date

While men are currently more likely to smoke than women, this sex/gender gap is narrowing globally. This is especially concerning given that compared to men, women are at higher risk for smoking-related adverse health effects and also have a more difficult time quitting smoking. This seminar provides an overview of the trends of use and cessation outcomes by sex/gender, as well as factors contributing to these sex/gender differences.

Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020

London, United Kingdom,

The Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020 day for professionals to hear from leading experts on the latest research on alcohol and drugs prevention, attend a choice of workshops on evidence-based programmes, and receive planning & evaluation advice for effective PSHE.

Empowering Students for Just Societies: A Handbook for Primary School Teachers

Published by
UNESCO

Foreword

Education has transformative power. It is broadly recognized that education plays a pivotal role in shaping the values of future generations and creating inclusive, peaceful, just and sustainable societies. To ensure that the next generation is ready to become proactive agents of change, the international community, governments and societies must invest in quality education.

CCSA Alcohol Resources

Created by
CCSA

Healthcare and allied health professionals — including family physicians, nurses, addiction specialists, psychologists and social workers — use alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to help individuals manage their alcohol consumption. The resources include links to evidence-informed guidance and tools.

Sections are divided into:

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit

Created by
National Council for Behavioural Health

People who have been incarcerated are approximately 100 times more likely to die by overdose in the first two weeks after their release than the general public. Despite high rates of opioid use disorder among justice-involved individuals, evidence-based medications exist and can be successfully implemented within jails and prisons.