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|Title:||United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime International Network of Drug Dependence Treatment and Rehabilitation Resource Centres: Treatnet|
|Citation:||Substance Abuse, 2010; 31(4):251-263|
|Publisher:||The Hawthorn Medical Press|
|Juana Tomás-Rosselló, Richard A. Rawson, Maria J. Zarza, Anne Bellows, Anja Busse, Elizabeth Saenz, Thomas Freese, Mansour Shawkey, Deni Carise, Robert Ali, Walter Ling|
|Abstract:||Key to the dissemination of evidence-based addiction treatments is the exchange of experiences and mutual support among treatment practitioners, as well as the availability of accurate addiction training materials and effective trainers. To address the shortage of such resources, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) created Treatnet, a network of 20 drug dependence treatment resource centers around the world. Treatnet's primary goal is to promote the use of effective addiction treatment practices. Phase I of this project included (1) selecting and establishing a network of geographically distributed centers; (2) conducting a capacity-building program consisting of a training needs assessment, development of training packages, and the training of 2 trainers per center in 1 content area each; and (3) creating good-practice documents. Data on the training activities conducted by the trainers during their first 6 months in the field are presented. Plans for Phase II of the Treatnet project are also discussed.|
|Keywords:||Addiction training; capacity building; dissemination; international|
|Rights:||Copyright status unknown|
|Appears in Collections:||Pharmacology publications|
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