Course Description

Addiction Studies Level 7 Cork

Maynooth University



The aim of this course is to provide participants with a broad overview of key theoretical frameworks in relation to substance misuse and dependence, and to enable them to develop basic helping and intervention skills. Relevant to Garda, Teachers, Health Care Professionals, Social Workers and Community Workers as well as the general public. This course focuses on introducing participants to current debates on addiction. On completion, participants will have become familiar with contemporary addiction theory as well as prevention and treatment strategies. They will have explored associated issues such as public policy, factual information on substance misuse, gender issues and community drug prevention issues to name but a few. The course will provide participants with adequate knowledge and skills to respond effectively and positively to addiction-related issues as they arise at work or in the community. It constitutes Part 1 of the NUI Diploma in Addiction Studies Level 8

Location:

  • Cork College of Commerce (Tel: 021 422 2100) Start Date: 2 Oct. 2019 Wednesdays 6.00-9.30. Apply Here

A Fee Easy Payment Option is available upon registration.  Part time students who are on courses at levels 6 to 10 on the framework of qualifications may be eligible to for the Student Assistance Fund (SAF) to help with the associated costs of attending a university course such as Travel, Childcare, Utilities, Materials etc. You should first consult: SAF Guidelines to see if you qualify and then e-mail student.budget@mu.ie to make further enquiries.

 


College Name Maynooth University
Course Category Addiction Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Kildare, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 2nd October 2019
Course End Date 6th May 2020
Course Fee €1250
Course Duration 100 hours One evening per week x 3 hours plus 3 Saturdays over the year.
Course Times Cork College of Commerce Start Date: 2 Oct. 2019 Wednesdays 6.00-9.30
Awarding Body National University of Ireland
Title of Awarding NUI Certificate in Addiction Studies
Entry Requirements Participants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to: be willing to engage with group activities and group learning; be willing to learn through dialogue and reflection on experience; have a level of literacy that is sufficient to complete the assessment requirements. Please Note: All applicants are required to submit a short essay (approx. 300–500 words) describing their reasons for applying for the course. Applicants who apply to On Line venues should complete this essay in the Personal Statement section.
Career Path This course focuses on introducing participants to current debates on addiction. On completion, participants will have become familiar with contemporary addiction theory as well as prevention and treatment strategies. They will have explored associated issues such as public policy, factual information on substance misuse, gender issues and community drug prevention to name but a few. This course will provide participants with adequate knowledge and skills to respond effectively and positively to addiction-related issues as they arise at work or in the community. It constitutes part one of the NUI Diploma in Addiction Studies (Level 8) Programme and students who successfully complete this course may apply for progression to the Diploma course. PLEASE NOTE: This course is available nationwide as well as on the NUI Maynooth campus.
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Maynooth University



1 Floor School of Education, North Campus Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

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