A63 - DUBLIN NORTH EAST DRUG PREVENTION COURSES

Provider: Dublin North East Drugs and Alcohol Task Force

Address: The Mornington Centre, 44A Malahide Road, Artane Roundabout, Artane, Dublin 5.

Web: http://www.dnetaskforce.ie/

Contact: Training co-ordinator

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Email: reception@dnetaskforce.ie

Telephone: 01 846 5070

Category A : Basic level courses
Objectives

The Prevention Education Team of the DNEDATF, provide a range of services aimed at preventing, delaying onset and reducing the harms associated with drug use. All of these services are informed by current research and best practice guidelines.

Content

• We help with the development and delivery of Drugs Awareness Programmes in local schools and youth projects.
• We provide drugs education and awareness programmes for parents on a range of issues.
• We offer support to parents and, where necessary, provide information on useful services and agencies offering counselling, family therapy and other supports.
• We work in partnership with community drug programmes, teachers and Home School Community Liaison Officers in the area.
• We continue to deliver substance use programmes as a support to the Walk Tall and Social Personal and Health Education programmes at primary and post-primary levels.
• In conjunction with relevant agencies, we continue to support schools with the development, implementation and review of school substance use policies.
• We offer information and training on substance use and related issues to community and youth workers that are based in the catchment area.
• We act as an information resource in the Dublin North East region providing high quality and up to date information on drugs and other relevant issues.

Courses include: Diploma in addiction studies and Strengthening families programme

Target Group

Those living or working in the Dublin North East region.

Entry Requirement

Not applicable

Selection Procedure

Contact the education team. See website for more details http://www.dnetaskforce.ie/training.aspx

Qualification
Not appllicable
Assessment
n.a.
Accreditation
n.a.
Background

See website for more information.

Dates / Availability
Contact the education team for dates of courses
Location
The Mornington Centre, 44A Malahide Road, Artane, Dublin 5
Region
Dublin
Application
See online
Cost
Contact the education team