Peer Support Working in Mental Health

Dublin City University


Course Name Peer Support Working in Mental Health
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code 104557 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Dublin City University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Duration 1 Year Part-Time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Peer support workers will have a previous history of mental health problems and be in recovery or recovered

Family peer support workers will have experience of supporting someone with mental health problems

In addition to ‘expertise by expe...

Course Content

Expand+Why DCU?

Only accredited award course in Ireland in Peer Support Working

Established standard for peer support workers employed in the Health Service Executive (HSE)

Innovative teaching methodologies place students’ needs at the core of ...

Subjects Taught What Will I Study?

Year 1
Personal Growth and Community Engagement
Peer Support Practice
Peer Support in Mental Health
Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Peer Advocacy
Peer Education
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