Is this Programme for Me?
The aim of the programme is to enable students to effectively deal with drugs and alcohol issues and to utilise recovery methods, using the best evidence and interventions by extending theoretical knowledge and practical skills, to alleviate these issues. The programme will take cognisance that student learners will come from a variety of practice /professional backgrounds.
This programme will commence 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 that underpin clinical, evidenced based and public health aspects of, alcohol and other specialist areas of drug and alcohol which results in harm to the individual, family and community. It will provide an opportunity for graduates to enhance their knowledge base, employment and career prospects with the inclusion of work based assessments to enhance their skills sets in a wide ranging Alcohol and Drug related service provision by embedding evidence informed practice in local organisations.