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Training on drug treatment process
Ngày 24 tháng 10 năm 2018
As one of a chain of activities to support Bac Giang in developing a voluntary drug treatment model, in 9th – 10th March 2015, SCDI in collaboration with Bac Giang department for Social Vices Prevention has organized a training on detailed steps in providing services of a voluntary drug treatment center.
With the guidance from Dr. Laurent Michel and Dr. Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, the participants had learnt about each steps of the service delivering process as well as familiarized with the tools needed.
The participants included 24 technical staff from Bac Giang voluntary drug treatment center and 5 community sites; Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Lien – Director of Bac Giang DSVP; Dr. Khuat Thi Hai Oanh – Executive Director of SCDI; and Dr. Laurent Michel – Director of Piere Nicoles. There were also member of Niem tin Bac Giang – a CBO to support drug users in Bac Giang.
The training focused on each step of the drug treatment process with detailed tasked and tool. The participants also spent time to discuss how to apply this in their work and identify areas that required capacity building.
A basic drug treatment process includes 7 steps: first contact, medical screening, comprehensive assessment, categorization, treatment planning, review, referral or discharge.
Participants were also introduced with 3 related tools including Addiction Severity Index (ASI), Stages of change readiness and treatment eagerness scale (SOCRATES 8D), and Circle of change.
“These tools can really help to assess the dependence of a person, and so can help to bring out appropriate treatment”, said one participant.
Confidentiality was also one important issue of discussion. The majority of participants agreed that protecting clients’ confidentiality would boost their confidence to access to services.
“I understand more about what to do and how to do my job at the voluntary drug treatment center” concluded one participant .
SCDI and Bac Giang DSVP will organize more trainings and capacity building related to drug treatment in the province in the coming time to support the Bac Giang voluntary drug treatment center and 5 community sites.
KC Hải Vương