ISSN 2409-5834

An Approach from Theory to Practice: Capacity and Capability Building for Addiction Professionals in Pakistan

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Maham Rasheed , Mirrat Gul Butt , Afsheen Gul , Rehan Ahmed1 , Muhammad Iqbal Naeem2 , Rafia Rafique , Sarah Mahmood

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Background. In Pakistan, there is no formal short courses have been introduced by the public sector universities. Although different pieces of training and series of training related the addiction by different addiction professionals have been introduced from different platforms. The Institute of Applied Psychology, University of Punjab (Public sector university), Lahore with the collaboration of “Out of Box Consulting-OOBCON” (a private organization working on the domain of mental health) has introduced a short course for capacity-building addiction professionals.

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