UNAFEI 170th International Training Course


Treatment of Illicit Drug Users (JICA Name: “Treatment of Offenders (Focus on Prison, Probation, and Parole)")

Duration and venue: Five-weeks in Tokyo, Japan

Target: Criminal justice or law enforcement officers (police, prosecution, judiciary, corrections, probation, parole, or other relevant agencies) who are involved in the treatment of offenders including drug users or who work in drug control agencies.

Main theme:Treatment of illicit drug users to prevent relapse Objective: To explore and share knowledge of effective measures and practices for desistance from drug use

Possible Topics:

1. Current situation of illicit drug use (types of drugs, number of drug users and legal framework to deal with drug users)

2. Background of drug use (risk/needs factors, social background etc.)

3. Measures for desistance from using illicit drugs (programmes for drug users in institutional and community settings and multiagency cooperation to treat drug users)

4. Legal framework and measures to address illicit drug use (various diversion programmes for drug users as alternatives to prosecution, treatment programmes in correctional facilities)

For more information please visit http://www.unafei.or.jp/english/

Location Tokyo, Japan
Date Wed, August 22, 2018
Repeat Type Daily;Until=9/21/2018 4:00am
Priority 5-Medium
Access Public
Created by Shenyi Chua
Updated Wed, February 21, 2018 11:19pm GMT
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