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Recruitment Notice

CDAC is an NGO established in 1985 with the mission to prevent drug abuse and promote healthy lifestyle. We are a member agency of The Community Chest of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. We are seeking dedicated professionals with shared vision and mission to join our service team.

(1) Education Officer (New)


Major Responsibility:
- To develop and deliver drug education and healthy lifestyle programmes targeting junior primary students and their parents across ethnicities
- To support office administration

Qualification:
- University degree in relevant disciplines
- Good communication skills with children is essential

(2) Registered Social Worker (New)


Major Responsibilities:
- To assist management and delivery of Healthy School Programme (with a Drug Testing Component)
- To provide drug education and healthy lifestyle promotion service

Qualification:
- RSW, Degree or above in Social Work
- Equipped with programme monitoring skills

(3) Accounts Clerk


Major Responsibilities:
- Handle full set of books, secretarial and administrative duties

Qualification:
- Qualified accounting training with relevant work experiences
- Good command in Excel

We provide various training opportunities, 5-days work, employee benefits, paid Annual Leave, Paternity Leave and group medical insurance. Prospective employee is required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check. Interested parties please send resume with indication of interested post and expected salary to the Executive Director to [email protected]. For post (1) and (2), the deadline of submission is 31st July, 2018. Post (3) is opened until being filled.

(All information provided will only be used for recruitment related purpose)

- Updated onˇG18/07/2018


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2016-2017 Annual Report

The Annual Report for 2016-2017 of our Council are available for your perusal. You are welcome to browse with the link below:

- Updated onˇG22/03/2018

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Anti-drug Base Camp Professional Training Seminar - Emergent Trend in Drug Abuse (T6)

Brief introduction
Dr. Tse Man Li, the Consultant In-charge of Hong Kong Poison Information Centre, is the expert in the study of drug abuse. In his recent clinical study, Dr. Tse has found the emergence of a ˇ§newˇ¨ kind of Ketamine which brings acute and serious harm to abusers.
He will update the participants the latest trend of drug abuse behaviours as well as the relevant knowledge on the drug harm, in order to equip the capacity in response to the change.

Contents
1. The emergent trend of psychotropic drug abuse
2. Relevant drug abuse behavior and harm
3. Identify overdose symptoms

More Information

- Updated onˇG19/01/2018

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Removal Notice

Please be advised that with effect from 16th October 2017, Community Drug Advisory Council will move to a new service base as shown below:

Address: Unit 7, G/F, The Center, 99 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong. Our telephone no, fax no, email and working hour will remain the same.
Telephone: 2521 2880
Fax: 2525 1317
Email: [email protected]
Working Hour: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Mon - Fri)
During our removal on 13th October 2017, the facsimile service will be suspended for a day.

The service base at Borrett Road will be prepared for renovation. Here we would give our sincere thanks to Urban Renewal Authority for the support of community service.

- Updated onˇG12/10/2017

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Teacher Anti-Drug Training Workshop

A) PDT ˇV Basic Programme

Mode of Delivery: Centralized Enrollment ˇV Open Workshop

This training programme covers legal knowledge, risk management, school planning and the use of resources for anti-drug purpose. Enrollment via the EDB Training Calendar:


Target: Principals, Teachers and School Social Workers
Fee: Free

Highlights of the programme:
1) Is Electronic Cigarette illegal?
2) If you find a student suspected carrying dangerous drug during an exchange tour, what can you do?
3) How to meet the holistic needs of student development with the Healthy School Programme?
4) Planning a school-based Healthy School Programme effectively with the support of anti-drug resources.

More Information

B) School-based Programme

Mode of Delivery: School based

School-based tailor-made 1.5 hours specialized programme; single school or joint schools are both welcome.

Highlights of the programme:
1. How to prevent students using electronic cigarette?
2. How to incorporate health and anti-drug education into academic subject?
3. How to implement Health School Programme with anti-drug resources?
4. What is the relationship between pressure and drug? How to support student to manage stress?
5. How to handle drug related incidents in school?

Download application form

More Information

For enquiry, please contact our Education Officer Mr. Simon Yip at 2521 2880 for further information.

- Updated onˇG24/01/2017

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- Updated onˇG23/12/2016

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The 31st Annual General Meeting ˇ§Spread love and Supportˇ¨

The 31st Annual General Meeting was held on 15th December, 2016, we sincere thank the company of all the guests and the promising supports from all the stakeholders. CDAC will strive to spread knowledge and support to service users. We wish to plant the seed of drug awareness and care in each person and to flourish in everyone.


Dr. Fung Cheung Tim, Chairperson of the Executive Committee. He expressed sincere thanks to the support of the Community Chest of Hong Kong, Narcotics Division of Security Bureau, Beat Drugs Fund, sponsors, donors and all the stakeholders. He also thanked the valuable contribution of staff team to all the achievements in service.


Legislative Council Legislative Council Member (Functional Constituency - Social Welfare) Hon. Shiu Ka-chun attended CDAC AGM to support anti-drug service. From the right, Dr. Fung Cheung Tim, Chairperson of the Executive Committee; Executive Committee Member; Ms. Hon Siu Wan, Wendy, Consultant of CDAC; Ms Yuen How Sin, Agency Head.


The CDAC Executive Committee Members and Advisor, Agency Head, staff members and stakeholders, held the annual report with Dandelion cover, made wish to plant drug awareness everywhere as the Dandelion and to strive for a healthy and drug free community!


Agency Head and all staff members celebrated the 31st anniversary together and promised to strive in the service.


- Updated onˇG23/12/2016

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ˇ§Anti-Drug Basecampˇ¨- Professional Training Project

(T2) Talk on How to develop the capacity of Peer Worker

(S2) Ex-user Sharing session

The second double up talk will be held on 10/1/2017. The talk will focus on How to develop the capacity of Peer Worker which includes the formation, implementation and challenges of developing the peer worker, and the role of the peer workers in drug treatment and rehabilitation services. The talk will be followed by a drug rehabilitee sharing session.

Click here for details

- Updated onˇG05/12/2016

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ˇ§Anti-Drug Basecampˇ¨- Professional Training Project (Update)

(V1)Visit to Treatment & Rehabilitation Facilities: Enlighten Centre, ELCHK and Jockey Club Lodge of Rising Sun

The visits are again full after increasing the quota. It is very encouraging. More professional training programmes are coming. Please stay connecting with CDAC.

- Updated onˇG11/11/2016

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ˇ§Anti-Drug Basecampˇ¨ - Professional Training Project

(T1) Talk on Drugs and Law

(S1) Ex-user Sharing session

The ˇ§Anti-Drug Basecampˇ¨ is a professional training project which CDAC developed with the support from the Beat Drugs Fund. This project is going to launch a series of programmes opened to Professionals working in the field and university students of related disciplines.

The first double up talk will be held on 28/10/2016. The talk will focus on Drug & Law which include drug related criminal justice procedures as well as the assisting rehabilitation service. The talk will be followed by a drug rehabilitee sharing session.

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- Updated onˇG11/10/2016

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Research Findings on the Effectiveness of Anti-Drug Training Programme for Teachers

In 2014, CDAC conducted a piece of research on the effectiveness of the anti-drug training programme for teachers. We were also invited to present the research findings in The 9th Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau Conference on Prevention of Drug Abuse, and it was also published in the Thesis Collection.

For the full report (Chinese version only), please click here and turn to page 378-382.


Acknowledgement:

We gratefully acknowledge The Hong Kong Council of Social Service for providing the electronic copy of the ˇ§2015 National Conference on Preventive Treatment of Drug Abuseˇ¨.

- Updated onˇG15/12/2015

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The 30th Annual General Meeting

The 30th Annual General Meeting of our agency was held on 9th December, 2015. The Officers and Members of Executive Committee for the year 2015-2016 are as follow:

Chairperson
Dr. FUNG Cheung Tim
Vice-Chairpersons
Ms. LEE Yuk Chi
Dr. CHOI Man Yan, Teresa
Honorary Secretary
Mr. LEUNG Yau Wing
Honorary Treasurer
Mr. LAI Wing Cheong
Committee Members
Prof. SIVAN Atara
Mr. TONG Nai Wing
Ms. CHAN Suk Yan

- Updated onˇG 14/12/2015

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Submission to the LEGCO Panel on Health Services Concerning E-cigarettes

In view of the rapid increase in the sales and usage of e-cigarettes, our organization attended and voiced our opinions on the issue at the Legislative Council Panel of Health Services Meeting on 6th July, 2015 at 14:00. For details of our submission please refer to the link below.

DownloadˇmLegislative Proposal to Prohibit E-cigarettesˇn

- Updated onˇG 20/08/2015

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Other Resources

CDAC Publications

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