Asia Pacific Certification Board
The Asia Pacific Certification Board (APCB) is a multinational body providing the structural framework in credentialing mental health professionals from the Asia-Pacific region as having met ethical, knowledge and skills standards as Certified Addictions Counsellors (CAC). APCB has established standards for addictions Counsellors that are transportable across national borders. In addition, providing a basis for setting professional standards for the profession can only lead to more innovation, research and sharing of what works in addictions care throughout the region. Experience in Singapore has also shown that credentialing has led to a higher level or respect for therapists in the field through competency based certification programmes.
Promises Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Promises Malaysia Sdn Bhd is a mental health, addictions consultancy and training company incorporated in December 2014, a regional branch of Promises Pte Ltd based in Singapore. The brainchild of its founder, Dr Munidasa Winslow PROMISES aims to provide quality services primarily in the niche field of addictions and mental health/wellness. It engages a multidisciplinary team of consultant psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, counsellors and other mental health professionals to help in the provision of its services. Currently we have been successfully engaged by individuals, corporations, ministries and even governments to provide specialized consultancy services.
Key areas focused on involve providing world class trainers for skills and knowledge in our core area, and in providing assessment services for both companies, and also needs analyses and evaluation of services provided by agencies and countries. Growth for the company has been rapid, and it gives back to the community by supporting prevention and other training events in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region.
The Solace Sabah Retreat Sdn. Bhd.
Solace Sabah was established on 21st October 2014 by Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Haji Ghulam Mohd Bin Sayeed and Dr. Prem Kumar Shanmugam. We are the newest addiction treatment center in Asia and the only one in Malaysia providing Western style, evidence based treatment for a wide variety of addiction, co-occurring disorders and to support recovery.
We implement the latest and most cutting edge, evidence and outcome based services available for addiction treatment using our practices and clinical method provided by our experienced and exclusive Clinical Advisory Board. Our aim is to being about holistic healing in the most supportive and serene environment.
Solace Sabah offers treatments for anxiety and depression, life coaching, eating disorders, stress management, relationship issues, alcoholism, gaming, gambling, sex and drug addiction.
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is an institution of higher education that produces human resources, experts and professionals in a variety of fields with the focus on the quality of graduates, quality of institutions, and quality of the overall system.
With the vision to strive to be an innovative university of global standing, UMS strives to achieve academic excellence and international recognition through its attention to learning and teaching, research and publications, social services and balance in knowledge specialization.
The university also prioritizes the personal growth of its students, resulting in greater innovation and productivity for the benefit of society and the nation as a whole. UMS is committed to education transformation to fulfill the core aspirations outlined in the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015–2025 (Higher Education) in preparing Malaysia’s youth to thrive in the complex and ever-changing future.