Urrús: Training September 2020

Urrús will deliver the following programmes online starting in September 2020: -

  • Community Addiction Studies Course© - QQI Award (Minor) Level 5
  • Urrús Keyworking, Care Planning and Case Management - QQI Award (Minor) Level 6
  • Diploma in Community Drug and Alcohol Work – NFQ Level 7

These programmes will be delivered in a blended learning format consisting of a combination of online sessions and real time class-based activities using either a virtual or classroom environment. Prospective students need to be available to engage in learning and study on the days indicated for each programme. It is essential that students have computer and internet access to engage with course learning. Please note the extent to which face-to-face class activities can take place will be dependent on prevailing Covid19 restrictions, and adjustments may be made on foot of Government advice at any time during the programme.


Community Addiction Studies Course© (CASC) – QQI Award (Minor) Level 5

This course runs over twenty weeks, one-morning a week (10am-1pm), starting 21st September. The Community Addiction Studies Course© is for anyone living or working in the community who would like to be more effective when it comes to drug/alcohol issues. It is essential that students have computer and internet access to engage with course learning.

Content includes: -

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

Accreditation: QQI Award (Minor) Level 5.
Cost: €200.


Urrús Keyworking, Care Planning and Case Management – QQI Award (Minor) Level 6

This course runs over twelve weeks, one-day a week (10am-5pm), starting 17th September. The programme is offered in response to the emerging skills, knowledge and practice needs of new and existing keyworkers in the drug and alcohol, homeless and broader social care sector. It is essential that students have computer and internet access to engage with course learning. On successful completion of the programme learners will receive a component certificate in Person Centred Planning (6N2206) and Boundary Management (6N2207) QQI Level 6 - Further Education and Training.

Content includes: -

  • Key Working – systems and processes
  • Care Planning – policy and practice
  • Case Management – framework and communications
  • Professional Boundaries - understanding and techniques
  • Confidentiality and Case Notes – guidelines and application
  • Reflective and Professional Practice – theories and practice

Accreditation: QQI Award (Minor) Level 6.
Cost: €595.


Diploma in Community Drug and Alcohol Work – NFQ Level 7

Urrús in partnership with University College Dublin (UCD) offer a Diploma course in Community Drug and Alcohol Work starting 8th September. This programme will be conducted over two semesters in the academic year 2020/21 and will be delivered in a blended learning format. This format will consist of a combination of online sessions and real time class-based activities using either a virtual or classroom environment. The extent to which face-to-face class activities can take place will be dependent on prevailing Covid19 restrictions, and adjustments may be made to the programme on foot of Governmental advice at any time during the programme. Prospective students need to be available to engage in learning and study for the full day on Tuesdays, as well as some Thursdays and Saturdays during the semester. It is essential that students have access to a computer, internet access and printer to engage with the course learning.

The Diploma Course is a one-year course (September-May) and it is delivered one day a week, plus three Thursday evenings and seven Saturdays over the year. Apart from responding to the need for progression routes highlighted by many who have participated in the Community Addiction Studies Course©, we also believe it will provide a much needed source of further training to those already involved in the drugs/addiction area, whether this be in the community, voluntary or statutory sector.

Modules covered during the course are: -

  • Nature and Context of Addiction
  • Community and Group Work Theory and Practice
  • Understanding Prevention and Support in a Community Setting
  • Social Policy and Drugs Policy
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Reflective Practice
  • Approaches to Treatment and Rehabilitation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Professional Work Practice
  • Community Research Methods.

Accreditation: University College Dublin, The National University of Ireland.
Cost: €2,300.


For further details and application information go to our website: -
http://www.byap.ie/services/urrus/training-2020
or contact the office – email urrus@byap.ie Tel. 01 846 7980

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
15th Jun, 2020
Region
Online / Dublin
Expiry Date
15th Aug, 2020