Community Addiction Studies Course

BYAP developed its Community Addiction Studies Course in 1994.  This course enables people living or working in the community to respond more effectively to drug / alcohol issues.  The course seeks to create a climate of participative learning where all contributions are welcomed.  Since 1996, this course has been run in a number of communities across Dublin and around the country.

Areas covered include:

  • Pharmaceutical information on drugs and their effects.
  • Process of addiction.
  • How addiction affects individuals, families, communities.
  • Social analysis.
  • Media analysis.
  • Personal development.
  • How individuals and communities can respond.
  • Field visits to drugs services.
  • Individual course work.

Organisation of Programme:
The course is run part-time 20 three hour sessions which can run over 10 or 20 weeks.

Urrús is registered with QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland).  On successful completion of the course learners will receive a component certificate in Community Addiction Studies (5N1834). The course is accredited as QQI Award (Minor) Level 5 Further Education and Training.

For further information about where the course is run and application details contact: –

Urrús: – email       tel. 01 8467980.