An Architectural Model on Employment Opportunities as Aftercare Program


  • Neriza V. Bustillo
  • Thelma D. Palaoag
  • Joseph Kristian B. Reyes


The aftercare program of a drug rehabilitation center is a continuing treatment receives by ex-drug abusers immediately after being discharged from a residential rehabilitation center. This program caters services that help in the development of skills of ex-drug abusers as they move out from the facility of the rehabilitation center for them earn for living. The rehabilitation centers offer opportunities for employment as they allow other agencies to offer job and training and seminar services for ex-drug abusers. In the implementation of the job opportunities as an aftercare program, the selection of ex-drug abuser who is ready to work, ready to be trained, and ready for a further referral is a crucial decision. To this end, an architectural model that can match ex-drug users profile and relevant jobs, training, and referrals were needed. The developed architecture will serve as their basis for a decision support system development.