The ACCE Global curricula prepares substance use disorder counsellors for professional certification at the entry level by providing the latest information about SUDs and their treatment and facilitating hands-on activities to develop skills and confidence in a new (or minimally trained) treatment. The overall goal of the training series is to reduce the significant health, [...]
“We are very pleased to be partnered with the Colombo Plan and in particular we are happy to support for the production of an Arabic version of the International Journal of Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders” said his Excellency Dr Hamad Abudul Al Gaferi, Director General of the National Rehabilitation Centre, Abu Dhabi, [...]
The Colombo Plan Council elected H.E. Ashok K Kantha, High Commissioner of India as the President of the Council for FY 2012/2013. This election was made at the 279th Council session held on 17 December 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. H.E. Ashok Kantha is a career diplomat with vast of experience in international relations.
Drug addiction is a phenomenon that seems never ending and forces experts to continuously innovate new kind of intervention to assist individuals who need help. There are many forms of treatment that have already answered some needs but people become confused of how and what kind of treatment different individuals need. Hence, there was an [...]
Group Photograph Continuing the INL funded initiative of the global training series for the Afghan Master Trainers, the Colombo Plan ACCE conducted a five-day training of trainers in Dubai, UAE from 22 to 26 April 2012. The ACCE Trainers namely Prof. Vicky Kim, Ms Ma Elena Cristobal and Mr. Tay Bian How introduced the relatively [...]
Thirty-three female substance abuse treatment practitioners from various parts of Afghanistan and different organizations (SHRO, WADAN & SSAWO) participated in the Guiding Recovery of Women (GROW) training programme in Sicily. The women have been trained in the field of gender-responsive treatment and interventions for adolescent girls, women, and children. Furthermore, the first GROW curriculum provided [...]
H.E. Mr. Koichiro Gemba, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Japan during the opening of the 4th Ministerial Follow-up Meting of TICAD held in Marrakesh, Morocco from 5-6 May 2012. H.E. Mr. Koichiro Gemba, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Japan, H.E. Dr. Saad Dine El Otmani, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of [...]