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THE BAHAMAS LEADS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF UTC IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE

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Nassau: On 27 October 2014, the Colombo Plan International Centre for Certification and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) with funding from the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative of the U.S. Embassy in The Bahamas and collaboration with the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre initiated the first cycle of Training of Trainers (TOT) for the Bahamas. A total of […]

ICCE TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON THE UNIVERSAL TREATMENT CURRICULUM FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS (UTC)FOR THE BAHAMAS – Reflections

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By: Betty Frazer Famous Irish poet William Butler Yeats once said “Education is not filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” The two weeks in the ICCE training of trainers program was not just a filling of my pail or brain with a lot of information but it also ignited the fire […]

ICCE’S INITIATIVE IN GHANA: THE 1ST NATIONAL TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON THE UTC

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The Colombo Plan International Centre for Certification and Education of Addiction Professional (ICCE) is establishing the seeds of advancements for treatment and recovery of Person with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in Ghana. In collaboration with Narcotics Control Board (NACOB)−Ghana Ministry of Interior and with funding support from the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law enforcement […]

ICCE TRAINS NEW SET OF MASTER TRAINERS FOR UTC

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In response to the increasing demand for training and certification of addiction professionals around the world, the International Centre for Certification and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) advertised on June 2014 for individuals in the field of SUD treatment to join the team of ICCE Regional Master Trainers for the UTC. A total of 95 […]

EXPERTS WORKING GROUP MEETING FOR THE ADAPTATION AND TRANSLATION OF ICCE BASIC LEVEL UNIVERSAL TREATMENT CURRICULUM 8 FOR SRI LANKA

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An Experts Working Group Meeting (EWG) for Adaptation and Translation of Basic Level Universal Treatment Curriculum 8; Ethics for Addiction Professionals was organised on 1 to 2 November 2014 in the National Dangerous Drug Control Board (NDDCB) conference room, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The EWG is composed of 4 Sri Lankan National Trainers and an ICCE […]

PROFESSIONALISING THE ADDICTION TREATMENT WORKFORCE IN CENTRAL ASIA

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Although the governments of the Central Asian countries are committed to provide quality of care to the individuals with substance use disorders, they are constrained in terms of trained service providers. Moreover, the national experts face language barriers to access international literature and information on the latest global research relating to evidence-based practices. Therefore, the […]

EXPERTS WORKING GROUP MEETING FOR THE ADAPTATION AND TRANSLATION OF ICCE BASIC LEVEL UNIVERSAL TREATMENT CURRICULA 6 AND 7 FOR SRI LANKA

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The Colombo Plan International Centre for Certification and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) with funding from the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, US Department of State conducted the Experts Working Group Meeting (EWG) for Adaptation and Translation of Basic Level Universal Treatment Curricula 6; Case Management for Addiction Professionals, UTC 7; Crisis […]

Second Experts and Authors Meeting for the Development and Training of Curriculum to Address Child Drug Addiction

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The second meeting of the experts and authors for the development and training of curricula to address child drug addiction took place in Washington from 22 – 24 October 2014. The group of carefully selected experts and authors have been working to develop a specialised curricula to treat drug addiction in children. This is a […]

THE COLOMBO PLAN STRENGTHENS ITS COLLABORATION WITH JAPAN

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Japan became a member the Colombo Plan in the year 1954. Over the years, Japan has played a prominent role towards strengthening the various programmes of the Colombo Plan namely the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (DAP), long term scholarship for post-graduate studies at Master’s level, training on environmental promotion, Public Administration (PPA) and Private […]

36th Meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies (HONLEA)

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 Delegation from 19 Countries during the 36th Meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies (HONLEA)   The 36th Meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies (HONLEA) for Asia and the Pacific took place in Bangkok from 21 – 24 October 2014. HONLEA is a meeting designed to allow participants to discuss […]

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