Training

Homelessness and Substance use: a disturbing link around the world: an ISSUP Webinar Series

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International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) | London | United Kingdom

The connection between homelessness and substance use is well recognised and an issue that impacts countries around the world. People who experience substance use related issues and homelessness are extremely vulnerable to a range of harms and can find it challenging to access appropriate support that will adequately meet their needs.

Combining the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) and Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) in a Master’s Degree in Addictions

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Orte, C., Amer, J., Gomila, A. M., & Pascual, B. (2022). Combining the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) and Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) in a Master’s Degree in Addictions. Adiktologie, 22(1), 7–12. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-001-0006
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From Face-to-Face to Online Delivery: Training of Professionals in Evidence-Based Prevention

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Hein, A. W., Goycolea, R. M., Rivas, J. A., & Montenegro, M. C. (2022). From face to face to online delivery: Training of professionals in evidence-based prevention. Adiktologie, 22(1), 13–20. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-001-0001
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By disseminating the Universal Prevention Curriculums (UPC), the Colombo Plan (CP) seeks to narrow the gap between scientific knowledge on effective prevention of substance use and its application in the field. In 2020 CP adapted these training methods for online delivery.

Adaptation of the Universal Treatment Curriculum to Philippine Context and Online Environment

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Felipe, M. V., Melgar, M. I., & Johnson, K. (2022). Adaptation of the Universal Treatment Curriculum to Philippine context and online environment. Adiktologie, 22(1), 21–26. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-001-0003
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The Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) is offered to the academic community to integrate substance use-specific knowledge, skills, and evidence-based practices into the continuing professional development of current and future service providers. Although widely disseminated in many countries, the adaptation focuses on language translation and in-person trainings.

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Development of the Addiction Treatment Workforce in Ukraine by the Ukraine Addiction Technology Transfer Center

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Yachnik, Y., Pinchuk, I., Blyum, A., Myshakivska, O., Shults, O., Koutsenok, I., Grelotti, D. J., Larkins, S., & Johnson, K. (2022). Development of the addiction treatment workforce in Ukraine by the Ukraine Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Adiktologie, 22(1), 47–52. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-001-0002
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The high prevalence of HIV and substance use disorders (SUD) in Ukraine remains a significant public health problem. A well-trained, recovery-oriented national workforce to enhance SUD treatment associated with HIV care is needed to reduce substance use and HIV-related burden in the country.

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