The Diploma in Addiction Studies course is currently under review and will not be accepting applications until further notice.
The NUI Diploma in Arts: Addiction Studies Level 8 is a two part course. Part A is the Certificate in Addiction Studies Students can then proceed to Part B and on successful completion of both parts will have earned the award of Diploma in Addiction Studies Level 8. The course will provide students with an opportunity to advance their knowledge and expertise in prevention and intervention methodologies so that they can respond effectively to the challenges presented by drug and alcohol misuse in Ireland. The course is aimed at people already working or seeking to work in the area of drug and alcohol services or related areas: Community and Youth workers, Gardaí, Teachers, Social and Health Care workers including doctors and nurses, care centre managers, Counsellors and psychotherapists, Policy makers, Project or outreach workers in various services that deal with people experiencing problems with Drugs and Alcohol or homelessness. The Diploma consists of 6 mandatory modules which are continuously reviewed and updated to reflect current best practice. 1. PREVENTION EDUCATION: THEORY & PRACTICE 2. SOCIAL ANALYSIS FOR ADDICTION STUDIES: Social Capital/Recovery Capital 3. GROUP WORK & FACILITATION SKILLS/REFLECTIVE PRACTICE 4. INTERVENTION & PRACTICE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 5. DRUG & ALCOHOL POLICY 6. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND ADULT LEARNING FOR RECOVERY SETTINGS
This course is currently under review and will not be accepting applications until further notice.