3rd Training of Trainers for CPACCE Master Trainers
With funding from the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), US Department of State, the Colombo Plan Asian Centre for Certification and Education of Education Professionals (CPACCE) recently organized the 3rd Training of Trainers for CPACCE Master Trainers at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from March 26th to April 6th 2012.
In view of the global responses to the growing drug use problem, this initiative is aimed at mounting an Asian regional of experts in providing technical assistance to impart the knowledge and aptitude of treating substance use disorders through the use of scientific-based approaches. This TOT covered a wide range of core skills geared towards alleviating levels of competence that encompasses three curricula on Case Management, Crisis Intervention and Ethical Principles of Addiction Professionals.
Among the blended pool of master trainers from Germany, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and USA, and with their varied backgrounds, the master trainers were able to appreciate the subjects shared and presented through peer-to-peer tutorial approach.
In general, the TOT achieved the main objective of equipping the master trainers with the working knowledge of the concepts and framework relating to the three training curricula. In addition, the master trainers were given the necessary knowledge, skills, and experiential learning experiences they need to enhance their level of competencies in the field of treatment of substance use disorder.
Lastly, the CPACCE would like to express its sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), US Department of State for funding this Third TOT.