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Education & Training – CODAAP

Education & Training – CODAAP

Accredited Education Courses:

Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course (QQI Level 5)  in conjunction with Cork College of Commerce.

This course promotes good practice amongst those working in a paid or voluntary capacity with young people and communities who are affected and impacted by various issues. The course also includes add on Child Protection Guidelines and SafeTalk [Suicide Awareness] Training.

Venue: Cork College of Commerce Campus, Morrison’s Island Cork City

Tuesday evenings – 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Course Duration 22 weeks [October to April]

Open for applications from May to August

For further details see:

Substance Use Issues Course Brochure 2019-20

Substance Use Issues & Community Work Application 19-20 PDF

Substance Use Issues & Community Work Application 19-20 Word

SUI 19-20 Poster visual

Contact: Jackie 087 1962030 [CODAAP] or  for more information.


Short Term Skills Based Training Courses & Family Support Interventions:

  • The Parents Plus Adolescent Programme is a 9 week group based programme for parents of adolescents. The programme is an evidence based parenting course promoting effective communication and positive relationships in families with adolescents aged 11 to 16 years. Contact: Mella on 087 -1962022 or Jackie on 087 1962030 for further details
  • How to Argue Better (H2AB): An 8 hour course to help parents / adults manage conflict constructively, reducing negative impacts on children. Usually delivered over 4 sessions.
  • 5 – Step Programme: A confidential evidence based one-to-one support programme for family members or concerned persons affected by a loved ones drug or alcohol use. Usually delivered over 5 sessions.
  • Family Support Programmes: 4-10 week facilitated group support programmes for family members or concerned persons affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol use. To access a family support programme for a group of concerned persons contact CODAAP.
  • Young Person’s Programme: A 10 module activity based programme that supports development of coping skills in young people [aged 12 – 17] affected by drug or alcohol use in the home. Contact CODAAP to arrange a programme for a group of affected young people.

Community Drug & Alcohol Library:

  • The library facilitates community access to information on drugs and alcohol. The facility liaises closely with several educational institutions and stocks over 700 texts including academic, self help, family support, research & policy. Library Membership Leaflet
  • Check what’s in stock by visiting our online database.
  • All welcome, visits by appointment 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday. Contact CODAAP to book an appointment.Find out more with the
  • Free lap top and wifi available to users.