A04 - INTRODUCING DRUGS AND ALCOHOL INTERVENTIONS

Provider: Community Awareness of Drugs

Address: 31 Central Hotel Chambers, Dame Court, Dublin 2

Web: http://www.cadaboutdrugs.ie

Contact: Training co-ordinator

Title:

Email: info@cadaboutdrugs.ie

Telephone: 01 878-3656

Category A : Basic level courses
Objectives

To provide a wide range of new-to-post or community workers with an opportunity to: access information on drugs and their effects; explore family/community-related strategies; and listen to shared personal experiences.

Content

• Drugs and their effects:
Dr. Des Corrigan, Chair, National Advisory Committee on Drugs.
• Motivating change:
• Mr. Brian Foley, Addiction Counsellor and
Motivational Interviewing Trainer, UCD.

Shared Personal Experiences:
Coolmine Therapeutic Community
Family Support Network

Target Group

New-to-post workers / community workers

Entry Requirement

None

Selection Procedure

None

Qualification
n.a.
Assessment
n.a.
Accreditation
n.a.
Background

Our education events for new-to-post workers have been available since 1984. They are usually held three times a year.

Dates / Availability
CAD hold a training event for services providers in March, June and October each year.
Location
Dublin
Region
Dublin
Application
Contact the CAD Office.
Cost
Cost: €100 (€90 Early Bird Price)