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Sixty-five Saudi women are fighting against drugs professionally through the Nebras program. The National Commission for the Control of Narcotics represented by the National Project for the Prevention of Drugs i.e. Nebras organized, in collaboration with the General Directorate for the fight against drugs, a training program entitled “Preparing Trainers for the Prevention against Drugs and Psychotropic Substances”, with the participation of more than 65 women interns from various partner sectors. The event took place at the headquarters of the Secretariat.
The Director of Women's Program Administration, Ms. Hana Abdullah Al Freeh, explained that the purpose of this program is to train specialists in the field of training, education and drug prevention. The session will continue for 5 days (25 training hours in total) in all sectors, including the specialized sector for children.
The training program: preparation of trainers in the field of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances prevention
The program included two presentations to trainees: the first was a visual presentation about the state's efforts in the field of the fight against drugs, and the second an introduction about the National Project for the Prevention of Drugs (Nebras). Afterwards, the educational supervisor at the Department of Education in Riyadh, Sahar Abdulrahman Attiya, presented a summary about training and effective communication skills of the trainee, as they are one of the basics of training, in additions to how to communicate interesting information to the recipient
On the other hand, the program will focus on the phenomenon of the use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, with the intervention of the director of the development and training unit of the women's section of the General Directorate for Combating drug, Nawal Mansour Al-Zamil. The program will also offer a lecture on children and values, presented by the professor at the Faculty of Education of King Saud University, Ghada Ahmed Amir.