Diploma in addiction studies in Dublin business school
The Diploma in Addiction Studies addresses head-on the very serious challenge addiction throws at Irish society today. It responds to the changing landscape of addiction treatment by providing a sound theoretical knowledge as well as discussing practical and social issues. It provides indicators for further study and training in the field. This programme provides students with an understanding of the major theories of addiction and the models of treatment of addiction. These range from the pharmacological maintenance approach to the therapeutic community/abstinence approach. It looks at the theories of the cause of addiction as well as at how theories inform treatment practice and social policies.
Applicants for Diploma Programmes must be 18 years of age or over. There are no previous academic qualifications or experience required for entry onto most of the Diplomas, A copy of your GNIB (Garda National Immigration Bureau) card, work permit (if applicable) and passport, IELTS scores.
This programme provides stimulating questions for students which relate directly to their various educational and professional activities whether that be in the area of health and social care, business, arts, law or education.