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Undergraduate DIPLOMA IN ARTS: ADDICTION STUDIES

Qualification: DIPLOMA IN ARTS: ADDICTION STUDIES
Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DIPLOMA LEVEL 8
Course code: DADD
CAO/PAC code: MUA15
Points: n/a
QQI: No
Closing date: 25 May 2021
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The Diploma in Addiction Studies (Level 8) facilitates participants to develop a theoretical understanding of substance use and related issues and to critically appraise current evidence-based practice in relation to substance use interventions while locating substance use within its social, political and cultural contexts. The Diploma also supports participants to explore personal and professional issues as they pertain to work in the field of substance misuse. Participants develop groupwork, facilitation skills and reflective practice competencies for self care, whilst exploring research methodologies related to working with substance misuse in community settings. The course is delivered in six distinct modules, through an adult education methodology, including lectures, presentations experiential group processes, skills practice and participatory group discussion. 

  • Drug and Alcohol Policy 
  • Social Analysis: Beyond Deviance in Modern Society 
  • Groupwork, Facilitation Skills and Reflective Practice 
  • Interventions Skills 
  • Prevention Education: Theory & Practice 
  • Study Skills and Student Support 
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