FIGHTING AGAINST ADDICTIONS TRAINING PROGRAM OF TURKEY
Within the scope of the protocol signed between the General Directorate and The Turkish Green Crescent Society on January 03, 2014, Turkey is carrying out the Fighting Against Addictions Education Project. The project aims to contribute to a safer and happier life for children, young people and adults living in our country through increasing the level of awareness in the fight against the society's addictions.
Within the scope of the spreading activities of the project throughout the country, as a result of the trainers trainings held between November 20 and December 1, 2014,498 formatters from 81 provinces participated in 25 hour trainers training on Health, Life, Tobacco, Alcohol and Technology Dependence issues and received in-service training document. Due to assignments and relocations, the training of 25 hours of trainers in five addictive areas of 206 guide teachers in the provinces who had educational needs on 18-21 November 2016 was successfully carried out.
Ali Rıza Altunel, Director General , delivered the best wishes to the trainees during the opening ceremony held between 18-21 November 2016 at Antalya / Alanya. Sedat Abdulhakimoğulları, Head of Unit of Social Partners and Projects Department, Head of Department of Educational Publications and Content Management Mehmet Ruşen, Director General of Innovation and Education Technologies, and Cihan Başar Samancı, Deputy General Director of The Turkish Green Crescent Society, closely followed the education. Celil Güngör, Director General of Special Education and Guidance Services and Savaş Yılmaz, Director General of The Turkish Green Crescent, attended the closing ceremony of the training.
Training was provided to 21.991 guidance teachers with the help of 498 formatters and 444 managers of public training centre on December 2015. A total of 2,299,259 people were trained in TBM, with 59,723 courses opened according to e-widespread dated December 1, 2016. According to RAM data, 13 million people, including 11 million students and 2 million parents, were trained in TBM.
The 762 FOET coded Fighting Against Addictions Training course program in the field of Social Services and Counseling of the non-formal education module system was prepared within the scope of the project. It is also available with a renewed interface at http://tbm.org.tr which contains the material of the project, the visuals and answers all kinds of needs. Within the scope of the project, distance education is supported by distance education.
The trainings of trainers within the scope of the Fighting Against Addictions Education Project are proceeding with sure steps to raise a healthy young generation and contribute to a healthier life for the next generations.