Course information

F07 - ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE

Provider: Irish Training & Educational Centre

Address: Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Dublin 18.

Web: http://www.irishtraining.ie/

Contact: Course administrator

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Email: info@irishtraining.ie

Telephone: 01 2061832

Category F : Distance learning or online courses
Objectives

The premise of this course is that prevention is the only true hope of solving our country’s problems in these areas. Parents, teachers and counsellors are in the best positions to affect children’s knowledge and attitudes to the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Content

Distance learning course of 6 modules.

This course covers these broad topics:
1. What every parent, teacher and counsellor should know
Drug classifications.
Adolescents & drug abuse.
Drugs & the brain.
Alcoholism - a disease.
2. Drug abuse prevention.
Role of parents, teachers, counsellors.
Tell-tale signs of drug abuse.
3. Treatment effects & understanding them.
Effects of alcohol on young women.
Drugs & AIDS.
4. Pharmacology, alcohol, drugs of abuse, depressants, opoids, cocaine, nicotine, stimulants, cannabinoids, phencyclidine, inhalants, anabolic steroids & hallucinogens.

Your personally appointed tutor will provide you with expert guidance and tuition throughout your studies.

Target Group

Parents, teachers and counsellors.

Entry Requirement

n.a.

Qualification
When you have completed this course you may take a final examination. Full details are sent near the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home. If you receive 70% or more you will receive an ITEC Diploma.
Assessment
Optional examination.
Accreditation
ITEC
Background

n.a.

Dates / Availability
At a time of your choosing.
Location
Online course.
Region
Connacht,Dublin,Leinster,Munster,Ulster
Application
Apply through the ITEC website.
Cost
€307 (subject to change0. May be discounted, see website.