Provider: Communications & Management Institute
Address: Office 1: Unit 14A, Cashel Business Centre, Cashel Rd, Dublin 12 Office 2: Regus House, Harcourt rd, Dublin 2
Contact: Jane Igoe
Title: Admissions & Student Affairs Executive
Telephone: 01 492 7070
You will gain a thorough understanding of drug misuse and its effects on Irish society. You will acquire critical awareness of the causes of addiction; models of treatment of addiction; and learn to identify patterns of drug abuse by examining historical trends in Irish society.
This course helps to identify strategies appropriate to the various stages of the addiction process. Analysis of community and local level responses, and of media representation of addiction and how it affects attitudes in society will help you develop a broader view of this complex area.
1. Drugs and their effects
2.The impact of addiction on the family and the community.
3.The services available in response to addiction
5.The nature and practice of intervention
6.The media presentation of addiction
7 Application of psychological theory & behavioural interventions
8.The participant's own personal learning
This course is relevant to anyone interested in working with persons with different types of addiction. Ideally suited for care workers, community workers, social workers, charity volunteers, agency workers, or indeed anyone, who wishes to work in this challenging area.
For more information see the course website - http://cmi-ireland.com/addiction-studies-courses
See course website.