Training

 

One of the primary mandates of the centre is to build capacities of human resources in the country in the area of substance use disorders. The centre has been involved in providing training to doctors and other categories of staff members since 1989. The centre has developed curricula, training schedules, modalities and resource materials for training of trainers, Medical Doctors (GDMOs), nurses and laboratory personnel. Till date about 40 courses for doctors have been organised, either at the premises of the centre or at various other sites in the country. Various manuals are available. The training programmes have been reviewed and modified through workshops of resource persons. Some of these training programmes were conducted as a part of the WHO (India) biennium activities. These are some of the training programmes organised by the centre in the recent past:

 

Training:

  • Training programme for paramedical staff (nurses, health workers, ASHA, ANMs, Anganwadi workers etc.) working in state government hospitals / health centres at Morigaon, Assam, January 2009, as part of the district based model project
  • Training programme for paramedical staff (nurses, health workers, ASHA, ANMs, Anganwadi workers etc.) working in state government hospitals / health centres at Meerut, UP, February 2009, as part of the district based model project
  • Training programme on Agonist maintenance (OST) for medical doctors and paramedical staff at the centre premises in Ghaziabad in March 2009.  The second course was held by RIMS, Imphal in collaboration with our centre in April 2009, as a WHO Biennium activity
  • Training programme for doctors (medical officers) working in state government hospitals / health centres at Srinagar Medical College, Srinagar in April 2009, as a WHO Biennium activity
  • Training programme for doctors (medical officers) and other paramedical staff working in various hospitals / health centres at and around Digboi, Assam, (organised at AOD Hospital Digboi) in April 2010
  • Training programme on OST with Buprenorphine for doctors (medical officers) and other paramedical staff working in various government hospitals as well as NGO (IDU TI) staff at five districts in Punjab (organised at Chandigarhin August 2010 and at Amritsar in October 2010)
  • Training of General Duty Medical Officers held from 28th March 2011 at NDDTC, AIIMS, funded by NFDAC, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance.  
  • Training of students from Nepal, Mizoram and Punjab. 
  • One day orientation for Nursing students from Denmark, July 20, 2010. 
  • In-house training of Nurses on Comorbidity in Substance Abuse. December 9, 2010. 
  • Annual Day Symposium on  “ Linkages Between Government, NGO And Private Sector For Management Of Substance Use Disorders” held on 13th April 2011 at NDDTC, AIIMS.

 

  • One day Refresher Training on Opioid Substitution Treatment 11th Nov. 2011 at  Tihar Prisons

 

  • Training workshop on “Methadone Maintenance Treatment in India” organised by NDDTC, AIIMS, New Delhi in collaboration with UNODC ROSA , NDDTC, AIIMS, New Delhi , 31st Oct 2011 to 4 Nov 2011.

 

  • ‘Training  for Trainers’ Programme  of General Duty Medical Officers held from 28th March 2011-8th April, 2011, 12-24th Sept. 2011, 13th Feb.-25th Feb. 2012 at NDDTC, AIIMS, funded by NFCDA, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance.

 

  • Training  for Trainers’ Programme  of General Duty Medical Officers  funded by  NFCDA and organized by NDDTC, AIIMS at Chandigarh (August  17th-19th, 2011), Imphal (Nov. 21st, 2011), Ranchi (Dec. 5th-6th, 2011; Feb. 12th- 13th, 2012), Mumbai (Dec.1st-2nd, Feb. 22nd-23rd  ).

 

  • Training Programme for “Intervention for Street Children” for staff from NGOs on 29th April to 5th May 2011 at NDDTC, AIIMS 

 

  • Workshop on Practical approaches to the effective treatment of drug addiction in Asia in collaboration with Adelaide University in Hotel Claridges on 17th-19th October 2011.

 

  • Meetings for networking between GO, NGO and private de-addiction services conducted at NDDTC, Delhi on 12th August 2011, NIMHANS on 19th August 2011, KEM Mumbai 26th August 2011, RIMS Imphal 13th Sep. 2011.

 

  • Training Course for Medical professionals, Bhutan from 23.7.12 to 4.8.12, funded by Ministry of Finance, GOI.

 

  • Training Course for Medical professionals, Bangladesh   from 24th September – 6th October, 2012 funded by Ministry of External Affairs, GOI.

 

  • Training programme at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in October, 2012 under the activity “National Capacity Building of Medical Professionals on Treatment of Substance Use Disorders.” Funded by  National Fund for control of Drug Abuse (NFCDA), Ministry of Finance, GOI.

 

  • Review and refresher training workshop for “Methadone Maintenance Treatment in India: A Multi-site Feasibility and Effectiveness Study” held on 19th-21st November, 2012, organized by NDDTC at Hotel Conclave Boutique, New Delhi.

 

  • Two  Day Training of Research Investigators at four sites - Aizawal- 1st -2nd May 2012,  Pune - November 26th to 27th, 2012, Kerala - 13th & 14th December, 2012, Two trainings  in  April and December, 2012, Delhi, under the project entitled  “ An assessment of pattern, profile and correlates of    drug use among adolescents   in India”.  Funded by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

 

  • Under the (GFATM) project twelve Training courses for medical doctors and nurses, Programme Managers, Counsellors, Data managers, NGO staff  were organized by NDDTC  as Nodal RTTC, to support capacity building of medical staff as well as those providing Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) of various States of the country (25th -29th June, 9th-13th July, 6th -10th August, 30 th Oct.- 4th Nov.,  26th-30th Nov., 17th -21st Dec.,  18 th -22nd Dec., Jan 28th-1st  Feb., 2013, 14 th -16 th Feb., 20-1, 2013., 11th-15th  March, 2013., 18 th -22nd March, 2013. Out of 12 training courses 10 were conducted at New Delhi, other two were conducted at, Bhubneshwar and Raipur.

 

  • 4‘Training  for Trainers’ Programme  of General Duty Medical Officers held from 16th September 2013-28th September, 2013 and 17th February-1st March, 2014 at NDDTC, AIIMS, funded by NFCDA, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance.

Note: The resource persons for all these training programmes include the faculty and staff members of NDDTC. Faculty members from other institutes are also sometimes invited as resource persons for the training. 

Recently the centre has initiated a new project focused on training of doctors in the area of substance use disorders. The project envisages imparting training to at least one doctor in each of the district hospital in the country, so that more than 500 doctors of country will receive training over a period of three years. This project is being funded by the National Fund for Control of Drug Abuse (NFCDA), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Other institutes collaborating with NDDTC, AIIMS in this venture are:

  • Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), Ranchi
  • Government Medical College (GMC), Chandigarh
  • KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangaluru
  • Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal

 

Besides these, the faculty from the centre has also been involved in providing training to doctors, nurses, project managers and counsellors from various other organisations. These include the NGOs supported by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, National Institute of Social Defence, Regional Resource and Training Centres, National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Sciences, National AIDS Control Organisation, State AIDS Control Societies etc.

The centre has also produced resource material in the form of manuals for training. These manuals are distributed to the participants during training programmes. In addition these manuals are also available for free download.

 


 

The centre has been involved in providing training to doctors and other categories of staff members since 1989. The centre has developed curricula, training schedules, modalities and resource materials for training of trainers, Medical Doctors (GDMOs), nurses and laboratory personnel. Between January 1989 and October 2007, about 40 courses for doctors have been organised. Various manuals are available. The training programmes have been reviewed and modified through workshops of resource persons.

 

 

 

 


 

The centre has been involved in providing training to doctors and other categories of staff members since 1989. The centre has developed curricula, training schedules, modalities and resource materials for training of trainers, Medical Doctors (GDMOs), nurses and laboratory personnel. Between January 1989 and March 2012, about 65 courses for doctors have been organised. Various manuals are available. The training programmes have been reviewed and modified through workshops of resource persons.

 

Most recently the centre carried out training programmes one for medical professionals from Bhutan from July 23 –August 4, 2012 and the other one for medical professionals from Bangladesh from September 24 –October 6, 2012