Commencing September 2018
- Substance Use Issues (SUI) & Community Work Course (QQI Level 5) in conjunction with Cork College of Commerce. The SUI course promotes good practice amongst those working in a paid or voluntary capacity with young people or communities affected by substance misuse. Delivered on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 9.30pm over 22 weeks of the academic year, from September to April. Includes add on Child Protection and SafeTalk training. Open for applications from May to August.
For further details see: SUI Course Brochure 18-19 and
Substance Use Issues Community Work App 18-19
or Contact Jackie in CODAAP for more information.
Any person interested in nominating themselves to be a community representative for Cork North West on the Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force must register by email with Joe Kirby, co-ordinator of the Task Force by close of business Wednesday 14th February.
Please fill in an expression of interest form and email to Joe on firstname.lastname@example.org to register your nomination for the position.
See also information sheet on the process (one pager on area based process – link) and further details on required criteria for community representatives.
Area includes: Knocknaheeny, Hollyhill, Churchfield, Gurranabraher, Farranree, Fairhill, Blackpool, Shandon Street and Sunday’s Well.
Expression of Interest form_Cork NW
One pager on area based process for communit meetings_Jan 2018
Current Community Representatives on Cork Local Drugs Task Force (less George), left to right, Tom Carey, Grainne Walsh, Aaron O’Connell and Donal Counihan
Cork Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force (CLDATF) is a board composed of statutory, community, voluntary sector and public representatives. The Task force funds 21 projects that work to combat drug and alcohol misuse in Cork communities.
Hi all, Cork City Partnership have always welcomed feedback from the public on our services and with this in mind, we have designed a short questionnaire in the hope that you might take a few minutes to fill it out and tell us what you think.
S U I Application 15-16 SUI Course Brochure 15-16 SUI Poster 2015-16 SUI in Y & C 15-16
The Substance Use Issues In Youth & Community Work Course 2015 /16 (QQI/FETAC Level 5) applications are now being taken.
The Substance Use Issues in Youth & Community Work is designed to promote good practice among those who work (paid / voluntary) with young people and communities who are affected and impacted by various issues. It provides a critical perspective on some of the issues which can affect young people and communities and encourages the development of coherent responses at individual and organisational level. This year’s components are (1) Substance Use Issues & (2) Understanding Community Development. The two components should promote the ability of learners to work safely and effectively in youth and / or community work settings. The programme also aims to provide the participants with the necessary knowledge and skills in sourcing and / or resourcing applicable supports systems, both within and outside their communities. Graduates will receive a QQI /FETAC Level 5 Minor Award.
For further information and/ or application forms please see the attachments above or if you would like to have to these sent to you by post or email please contact: Jackie on 021- 4302310 / 0871962030 or email: email@example.com or Margo on 0871962023 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 21st of August 2015
The Substance Use Issues in Youth & Community Work Course (FETAC Level 5) is run in conjunction with Cork College of Commerce and is recruited for and promoted by CODAP. The course components are designed to promote good practice among those who work (in a paid or voluntary capacity) with young people and communities who are affected by substance use.
This year over forty interested applicants attend a pre-entry taster / information session on the 4th of September 2013; this was followed up by the interviews in Cork City Partnership offices on Thursday 12th of September 2013. Twenty candidates were chosen from the panel of applicants and the course 2013/14 (which is rolled out over the academic year on a Tuesday evening) began on the 4th of September.
On the 11th of November 2013 a number of the thirteen graduates of the Substance Use Issues in Youth & Community Work Course (FETAC Level 5) 2012/13 received their components certificates in an event which took place in Cork City Partnership.
This event was also held as part of Cork Drug Awareness Events (CDAE) November 2013 which were held across the month of November. Cork Drug Awareness Events is a series of Free Events which are run across the city to raise awareness, high light services and supports and sign post information, so that individuals, families and communities know where to go for assistance/information on drug and alcohol services.
FETAC Level 5 Componant certificates recipients