A10 - ECO-UNESCO's DRUG PREVENTION TRAINING FOR TRAINERS : INTRODUCING ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AS A RESOURCE

Provider: ECO-UNESCO

Address: 'the greenhouse', 17 St., Andrew St., Dublin 2

Web: http://www.ecounesco.ie

Contact: Armin Krautgasser

Title: Drugs Education Officer

Email: training@ecounesco.ie

Telephone: 01 662 5491

Category A : Basic level courses
Objectives

By the end of the training participants will:
• Be confident in developing an alternative approach to drug misuse prevention through environmental education
• Be confident in facilitating life skill development in young people using interactive education methodologies and motivational activities
• Be able to facilitate personal development in young people through their engagement with the environment (practical project work)
• Be confident and able to use the ECO-CHOICES resource pack (incl. in training fee)

Content

This short course explores an alternative approach to drug misuse prevention using environmental education as a resource for positive personal development of young people.

Target Group

Community workers, youth workers. This training is particularly suited for those working with “at-risk” young people and SPHE teachers.

Entry Requirement

Participants do not need to have any prior experience or training.

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

This training was first run in 2006.

Dates / Availability
Please contact ECO UNESCO for future dates.
Location
The Greenhouse, 17 St Andrews Street, Dublin 2 (scheduled day trainings). Training at other venues in Ireland can be provided on request to a minimum of 6 and maximum of 20 participants (special group fee applies; contact ECO-UNESCO for details).
Region
Dublin
Application
Details from training@ecounesco.ie or 01 662 5491 or see website for booking form
Cost
ECO-UNESCO members - €70.00; Community and voluntary sector - €80.00; Statutory and others - €90.00 (includes ECO-CHOICES resource pack) Two people from the same organisation pay €100