Homeless Prevention & Intervention

Dublin City University


Course Name Homeless Prevention & Intervention
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code 98596 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (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, Glasnevin
Application Date How to Apply
Application forms are available on the course webpage and completed forms should be sent to: Admissions Office, Registry, Dublin City University, Dublin 9.
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Duration 18 months Part-Time.
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Entry Requirements Your current role should involve working (including assessment and support planning) with people experiencing homelessness

Educational attainment at Leaving Certificate level or equivalent (if you are unsure about the suitability of your educational qualifications or have evidence of equivalent education or training, further information is available from the course co-ordinator)

Access to and ability to use a computer
Course Content

Expand+Why DCU?
The first and only course in Ireland specifically related to the contexts, needs and holistic assessment and support of people who experience homelessness

Partnership approach with major stakeholders in the homeless sector (the Homeless...

Subjects Taught What Will Study?

Year 1

Assessment and Support Planning: Process and Practice
Socio-economic Needs of People in Homelessness

Year 2

Health, Illness, Addiction and Homelessness
Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Support Intervention and Planning
Further Study

In These Areas
Healthcare Sector
Homeless Service Agencies
Further Enquiries Dr Briege Casey
School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health
T +353 (0) 1 700 8521
E briege.casey@dcu.ie
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