Examining the UNODC’s Guide to Implementing Family Skills Training Programmes for Drug Abuse Prevention in Terms of Turkey’s Needs

Author/s: Esra İşmen Gazioğlu, Azize Nilgün Canel

DOI: 10.15805/addicta.2018.5.3.0005

Year: 2018 Vol: 5 Number: 3

Abstract

This study intends to examine the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s Guide to Implementing Family Skills Training Programmes for Drug Abuse Prevention in the context of Turkey. For this purpose, the first part of the study discusses the family-training applications in Turkey, after which the aforementioned guide is summarized. Lastly, what will be developed for preventing substance dependence in Turkey in the direction of the information in the guide is found in the Guide to Implementing Family Skills Training Programmes for Drug Abuse Prevention, including the structure, content, and functionality of training programs that also cover families.

Keywords
Family-skills training program, Life skills, Substance addiction, Addiction prevention, Family life skills

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