Provider: Irish Training & Educational Centre
Address: Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Dublin 18.
Contact: Course administrator
Telephone: 01 2061832
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.
Distance learning course of 6 modules.
This course covers these broad topics:
1. What every parent, teacher and counsellor should know
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.
Parents, teachers and counsellors.