Kildare addiction studies course

County Kildare Leader Partnership plan to deliver a FETAC Level 5 Community Addiction Studies Course in Athy starting on Wednesday September 11.

County Kildare Leader Partnership plan to deliver a FETAC Level 5 Community Addiction Studies Course in Athy starting on Wednesday September 11.

This is a part-time course - 100 hours over 20 weeks (3 hours per week). The purpose of the Community Addiction Studies Course is to enable people to: Learn about drugs and their effects, Develop an understanding of addiction, Examine their own attitudes, Become more effective in their personal responses, and Develop the skills and knowledge to become more effective in responding to drug misuse in their own communities.

This course is open to community members who feel they would like to be more effective when it comes to drug/alcohol issues. There are no education requirements to be part of this course, only a willingness to learn.

Application forms and further details are available from CKLP office, Woodstock Street or ellen@countykildarelp.ie.