CASC Jan 2017

Community Addiction Studies CourseÓ



A 20 week course to enable people living or working in the community to become more effective when they encounter drug/alcohol misuse or addiction.


Areas covered include:      Pharmaceutical information on drugs and their effects.

                                                     Process of addiction.                                                    

                                                     How addiction effects individuals, families, communities.

                                                     How individuals and communities can respond.

                                                     Field visits to drugs services / Individual course work.


Start Date:                               17th January   2017

Day/Time:                                 One session per week Tuesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm (3 hours) & 1 Saturday

Venue:                                       Regional Education Centre, St. Brigid’s Complex, Ardee                                         


Please see links below for further information & an application form



CASC Jan 2017 – further information


CASC Jan 2017 – application form




Completed applications should be returned by 5pm on 16th December 2016.                                                  


Applicants may be requested to take part in an interview before being selected for a place (short listing may apply).

Interviews will take place on 10th January 2017.


Course funded by HSE and Louth Leader Programme


Accreditation:     Urrús has agreed its quality assurance procedures with QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland).  The programme is accredited as Community Addiction Studies QQI Award (Minor) Level 5 – Further Education and Training.