Course information

A08 - INTRODUCTION TO ADDICTION STUDIES

Provider: Urrus/The Ballymun Youth Action Project

Address: Horizons Centre, Balcurris Road, Ballymun, Dublin 11

Web: http://www.byap.ie

Contact: Gabrielle Gilligan

Title: Administrative Assistant

Email: urrus@byap.ie

Telephone: 01 846 7980 / 01 842 5726

Category A : Basic level courses
Objectives

Run over four-sessions the course is for those wishing to gain a good basic understanding of substance use and related issues.

Content

Course content:
• Drug/Alcohol information
• Signs and symptoms
• Process of addiction
• Addiction and family
• Treatment approaches/Making referrals
• Addiction and family
• Treatment approaches and making referrals

Target Group

This workshop is aimed at those who wish to find out more about drugs and addiction related issues. The training will deal with a number of areas and give participants a good basic understanding of drugs and related issues. This course is for those who wish to refresh their knowledge about drugs and gain further information.

Entry Requirement

Prospective students need to be available to engage in learning and study on the days indicated for each programme. It is essential that students have computer and internet access to engage with course learning.

Selection Procedure

For more information on the course, see the URRUS website https://byap.ie/services/urrus/september-2022-training

Qualification
Certification of completion
Assessment
n.a.
Accreditation
URRUS/Ballymun Youth Action Project
Background

This workshop is run 2–4 times a year.

Dates / Availability
Contact URRUS for future dates.
Location
Urrús, Horizons Centre, Balcurris Road, Ballymun, Dublin.
Region
Dublin
Application
Booking form is available from URRUS/BYAP (See website URL)
Cost
Category 1 - €40.00 (non refundable €10 booking deposit). Category 2 - Living or working in the Ballymun Local Drug Task Force area - €5 registration fee.