Are you a social worker, health care professional, youth worker or community worker? Then this part-time MSc/PG Diploma could be for you.
Applications are now being accepted to this course. You’ll develop knowledge and skills to effectively deal with alcohol and other drug issues and to utilise recovery methods, using the best evidence and interventions by extending theoretical knowledge and practical skills, to alleviate these issues.
It will start with an introductory module, Theoretical Foundations in Alcohol and Other Drugs, to ensure that all students, regardless of professional or academic background, have a basic understanding of the core concepts.
It will provide an opportunity for graduates to enhance their knowledge base, embed evidence informed practice within their organisations, and enhance employment and career prospects.
Duration: PG Diploma – 1.5 years (part-time) or Masters – 2 years (part-time)
Cost: The programme commences in September and the fee for the Master of Science in Advancing Health & Social Care is currently €5,000. The fee for Non-EU students is €9,000. Tax relief is available on fees paid – up to €5,000 at the standard rate.
Applications: Download an Application Form Application Form MSc PG Dip in Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol and other Drugs
Alternatively, application forms are available by email Alcohol Forum firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to contact us for more info on (00353) 074 91 255 96. More information on the course can be found at LYIT online prospectus or by contacting Louise McBride email@example.com or Shelia Giblin firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Opportunities: This MSc in Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drugs will play a part in producing a more specialist skilled and informed workforce that can respond to and provide systemic alcohol and other drug interventions within a four tier model of treatment and intervention and care. This programme of study in Alcohol and Other Drugs has been designed to provide postgraduate education focusing on recent advances in the conceptualisation of substance use and addiction, and its effective prevention and treatment. Students will focus on theoretical advances and evidenced informed skills that will be contextualised within National policy, strategy, intervention and treatment. Emphasis will be placed upon facilitating the transfer of knowledge and skills to the workplace or students own professional development and career goals.