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ISU REPS ATTEND DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION SEMINAR

By:Rosemary Natividad

In support of the nation’s drive towards drug abuse prevention, the Isabela State University Cauayan Campus sent members of its faculty and staff to attend the Acquiring and Building Capabilities for Drug Abuse Prevention and Education (ABC for DAPE) Seminar in Cebu City from November 23-25, 2016.

The party who attended the seminar-forum included Dr. Rimalu B. Serrano, ARA Director; Prof. Ronaldo F. Brillantes, NSTP and OSSAS Chief; Dr. Mila F. Antalan, SBO Adviser; Mrs. Mary Rose A. Natividad, School Publication Adviser; Thomas Rafael Quilang, Security Officer and some representatives from the main campus namely Dr. Hilda A. Manzolin, ABS Director; Lorelei B. Agcanas, Faculty Representative; Tomasa Lania, from the Office of Student Affairs; Joseph Asuncion, University Procurement Officer; Roger Niala, Campus Security Officer; Samuel Llanes, representative from the Jones Campus and two students Randy Acoba and Jhondee Quistoria.

With campus designations that are directly linked to students, they are the most capable in spreading awareness about drug prevention in ISU Cauayan Campus; thus, they were chosen to attend the said seminar. Eligible

The three-day seminar comprised of lectures and forums headed by the likes of Prof. Francis Grace Duka-Pante, the Director for ASEAN Training Center for Preventive Drug Education in UP Diliman; Dir. Wilkins Villanueva, the Regional Director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in NCR; Atty. Cesar Posada, the Chief and Legal Consultant of Dangerous Drugs Board; Ms. Salve Goleta, a clinical psychologist and addiction counselor; and USec. Rommel Garcia, a permanent board member of the Dangerous Drugs Board. Lectures focused on local and international substance abuse; evidence-based strategies in identifying assisting drug-dependents; laws prohibiting drug abuse in the country; and psychosocial impact of drug use. Aside from listening to the lectures, the participants of the event also participated interactively through group presentations and forum discussions.

With all the knowledge gleaned from the said seminar, the attendees are expected to play important roles in enriching students and campus leaders KSA in managing campus drug related cases.

In support of the nation’s drive towards drug abuse prevention, the Isabela State University Cauayan Campus sent members of its faculty and staff to attend the Acquiring and Building Capabilities for Drug Abuse Prevention and Education (ABC for DAPE) Seminar in Cebu City from November 23-25, 2016.

The party who attended the seminar-forum included Dr. Rimalu B. Serrano, ARA Director; Prof. Ronaldo F. Brillantes, NSTP and OSSAS Chief; Dr. Mila F. Antalan, SBO Adviser; Mrs. Mary Rose A. Natividad, School Publication Adviser; Thomas Rafael Quilang, Security Officer and some representatives from the main campus namely Dr. Hilda A. Manzolin, ABS Director; Lorelei B. Agcanas, Faculty Representative; Tomasa Lania, from the Office of Student Affairs; Joseph Asuncion, University Procurement Officer; Roger Niala, Campus Security Officer; Samuel Llanes, representative from the Jones Campus and two students Randy Acoba and Jhondee Quistoria.

With campus designations that are directly linked to students, they are the most capable in spreading awareness about drug prevention in ISU Cauayan Campus; thus, they were chosen to attend the said seminar. Eligible

The three-day seminar comprised of lectures and forums headed by the likes of Prof. Francis Grace Duka-Pante, the Director for ASEAN Training Center for Preventive Drug Education in UP Diliman; Dir. Wilkins Villanueva, the Regional Director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in NCR; Atty. Cesar Posada, the Chief and Legal Consultant of Dangerous Drugs Board; Ms. Salve Goleta, a clinical psychologist and addiction counselor; and USec. Rommel Garcia, a permanent board member of the Dangerous Drugs Board. Lectures focused on local and international substance abuse; evidence-based strategies in identifying assisting drug-dependents; laws prohibiting drug abuse in the country; and psychosocial impact of drug use. Aside from listening to the lectures, the participants of the event also participated interactively through group presentations and forum discussions.

With all the knowledge gleaned from the said seminar, the attendees are expected to play important roles in enriching students and campus leaders KSA in managing campus drug related cases.