1 Semester / Block Delivery / Level 9 / Part-Time
This specialised module will explore the impact of problem parental alcohol and other drug use from conception across the life span of the child including fetal alcohol spectrum disorders; as well as the most current evidence base and new national direction for best practice in this area. The course will be delivered online. Field of Study: The module aims to provide students with an opportunity to critically analyse the impact of parental problem alcohol and other drug use on child and family functioning in the context of current strategic developments and legislation underpinning best practice in this area. Students will have the opportunity to examine the choice of intervention skills and tools utilised in the context of intervention for families impacted by alcohol and other drug use. Course Duration: This Special Purpose Award is block delivered over 3 Fridays in March, and is also a module in our MSc in Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol and other Drugs.
Minimum Entry Requirements:
Level 8 (Hons) Degree and preferably working directly or indirectly with individuals, families and children within the Community, Education, Justice, Health and Social Work and Social Care sector.
Applicants who do not meet the level 8 requirements can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning outlining how their professional experience to date would bridge that gap, considering the core competencies for the course.
Follow up courses:
Follow up programmes elsewhere include: Master of Science in Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol and other Drugs.
This programme commences in March 2021.
Cost is €650 (10 ECTS)
How to Apply:
A post graduate application form is available online through the relevant programme page on www.lyit.ie.
Closing date for applications is 31st January 2021.