Universal Treatment and Prevention Curriculum

Kenya Institute of Business and Counselling Studies

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Nairobi, Kenya

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Next Start Date: 02/09/2019

End Date: 30/11/2019

Application Closing Date: 02/09/2019

Course Description

Certification Training of Addiction and Prevention Specialists
KIBCO and Colombo Plan, Sri Lanka Drug Advisory Programme (DAP) signed an (MOU) on 4/7/2017 to promote training of Addiction Professionals and Prevention Specialists. The UTC and UPC training series are developed through funding by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), U.S. Department of State in collaboration with Colombo Plan. International Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) is charged with certifying the Addiction and Prevention Specialists. Currently, institutions with the mandate of offering such trainings in Kenya are; NACADA, Kenyatta University, KIBCo and SAPTA.

Universal treatment curriculum (UTC) Course Outline
Curr.1: Physiology and pharmacology for Addiction Professionals (3 days)
Curr.2: Treatment of SUDS-The Continuum of Care for Addiction Professionals. (5 days)
Curr.3: Common Co- occurring Mental and Medical Disorders-An Overview for Addiction Professionals (3 days)
Curr.4: Basic Counselling Skills for Addiction Professionals (5 days)
Curr.5: Intake, Screening, Assessment, Treatment Planning and Documentation for Addiction Professionals (5 days)
Curr.6: Case Management for Addiction Professionals (2 days)
Curr.7: Crisis Intervention for Addiction Professionals (2 days)
Curr.8:Ethics for Addiction Professionals (4 days)

Course Duration (UTC)
29 Days

Universal prevention curriculum (UPC) Course Outline
Curr.1: Introduction to Prevention Science (5 days)
Curr.2: Physiology and pharmacology for Prevention Specialists (3 days)
Curr.3: Monitoring and Evaluation of Prevention Interventions and Policies (5 days)
Curr.4: Family Based Prevention Interventions (4 days)
Curr.5: School Based Prevention Interventions (5 days)
Curr.6: Workplace- Based Prevention Interventions (3 days)
Curr.7: Environment Based Prevention Interventions (3 days)
Curr.8: Media Based Prevention Interventions (3 days)
Curr.9: Community Based Prevention Implementation Systems (5 days)

Course Duration (UPC)
36 Days

  • Course Sub-Category Health Care
  • Course Level Tertiary
  • Qualification Awarded Certificate
  • Awarding Body KIBCo
  • CostKSh.
  • Length Of Course 3 Months
  • Class Size
  • Course Location/BranchNairobi

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Institution Details

Kenya Institute of Business and Counselling Studies (KIBCo) formerly Maranatha College of Professional Studies started in January 2004. KIBCo is fully registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MOHEST) as a a TVET Institution offering Counsellor Training, Social Works and Community Development, Human Resource, Business Studies and Finance.

KIBCo is also registered with the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) as a training provider.

KIBCo has campuses in Nairobi, Umoja and Thika and runs regular, both school based, Open and Distance (ODL) learning programmes.