This detailed Understanding Substance Misuse course provides students with knowledge and understanding that can be used by those who either personally, voluntary or professionally have a special interest in this field. It will be of particular benefit to those engaged in counselling in this area.
It is, therefore, used as an excellent resource by those who work directly and regularly with people with alcohol or drugs misuse problems. It will also be of benefit for anyone considering a career in this area.
Lesson 1: Alcohol
Lesson 2: Cannabis – a quick guide
Lesson 3: Amphetamines – quick reference
Lesson 4: LSD – a quick reference guide
Lesson 5: Heroin – quick reference
Lesson 6: Solvents – a quick reference guide
Lesson 7: Tranquillisers and Sleeping Pills
Lesson 8: Anabolic Steroids
Lesson 9: The Signs and Symptoms of Substance Misuse – things you need to look for
Lesson 10: Managing Drug Related Incidents.
Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience. If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Resource Certificate.