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On completion of this module students will be able to:
• Critically reflect on drug and social policy in Ireland and internationally, and the relationship between policy and social and community responses to drug and alcohol use.
• Understand the complexity of effective drug policy, including epidemiology and drug markets, evidence base for policy and health system interventions and the impact and role of community in relation to substance use.
• Have the ability to understand and assess complex interventions for drug and alcohol use for individuals, families and within community settings, including minimization of harm and risk.
• Demonstrate knowledge of emerging debates in regard to policy and practice in drug and alcohol work.
• Explore, understand and plan interventions for challenging issues in drug and alcohol work, including those impacting on families and communities.
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• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Written feedback together with provisional grade will be provided