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ICCE EDUCATION PROVIDERS

  • RATIONALE

In its endeavour to enhance the international prevention and treatment capacity, ICCE appoints education providers to disseminate training and education to those who are seeking to become certified professionals and those who want to maintain their certification.

The appointment of ICCE Education Providers is to ensure that:

  • the training and education meets current and evidence-based standards
  • trainings are offered to those with the requisite skills and training to train others
  • the resources and materials used to develop trainings are based on current and evidence-
    based materials of the UNODC International Standards.
  • WHO CAN BE AN ICCE EDUCATION PROVIDER?

Any organisation or individual that provides training in the drug demand reduction field can be an ICCE Education Provider. They may include the following:

  1. Training organisations
  2. Colleges/Universities
  3. Organisations working in the field of drug demand reduction that conduct training events
  4. Individual trainers

The training content / course offered by a potential Education Provider must be relevant to the work of addiction professionals. Potential providers are required to demonstrate this by the description of the course, goals and objectives, and the outline of the content, how the course relates to the Universal Prevention Curriculum for Substance Use (UPC), Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC), Recovery Coach (RC), Community Outreach and Guiding Recovery of Women (GROW).

  • BENEFITS OF BEING AN ICCE EDUCATION PROVIDER

The ICCE Approved Education Provider programme highlights a continuing education provider’s commitment to quality education and dedication to excellence. The provider status will identify your training programme as meeting the internationally-approved standards of education developed for the addiction profession. In addition, your programme participants are assured that the continuing education hours provided by you will be accepted towards credentialing by the ICCE Commission as well as be accepted by many of countries participating in ICCE initiatives.

Additional benefits include:

  • A listing in the ICCE Directory of Approved Education Providers which is published online
  • Co-host cost-sharing initiatives in collaboration with ICCE
  • Ability to post your events in the ICCE Chronicle
  • Use of the “Colombo Plan ICCE Education Provider” logo on your website and in your publications