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August News 2011

A Night at the Dogs

Fundraiser for THE NORTH WEST INNER CITY TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2011
SHELBOURNE PARK GREYHOUND STADIUM
Gates open 6.30pm FIRST RACE 7.55PM

The project hopes to raise funds to provide outings and activities for the participants & their families during the project year.

TICKETS €10 each (includes entrance, programme & entry into draw on the night for €300 and 4 consolation prizes)

On sale from the Project, phone 01-8737014 or call to the office in the
Macro Community Resource Centre

NWICTDP, Macro Community Resource Centre, 1 Green Street, Dublin 7
Tel/Fax: 01-8737014 Email: nwictdp@eircom.net


URRÚS - Ireland's Community Addiction Studies Training Centre - Training Autumn 2011

Community Addiction Studies Course (CASC) - This course is for
people living or working in the local community who feel they would like to be more effective when it comes to drug/alcohol issues. There are no education requirements to be part of this course, only a willingness to learn. The course runs for 100 hours over a 20-week period. Click here for more information.

Introduction to Addiction Studies
This workshop is run over two days and it gives a good basic understanding of drugs and related issues. More information and booking form.

Homelessness and Drugs
This half-day workshop will give participants an insight into the reasons for homelessness. Also, it explores the difficulties experienced by this group in accessing mainstream services. More information and booking form.

Injecting Drug Use Harm Reduction Strategies
This half-day workshop is for those who want to learn about injecting drug use.
More information and booking form.

Alcohol Use and Family Issues
A one-day workshop to look at the effects of alcohol misuse in the home. More information and booking form.

Advanced Introduction to Addiction Studies
This one-day workshop offers an opportunity to increase your learning about addiction. More information and booking form.

Urrús/Ballymun Youth Action Project
3rd Floor, Horizons Centre
Balcurris Road
Ballymun, Dublin 11
Tel. 01 8467980 Fax. 01 8467981
email urrus@byap.ie


Springboard - free 3rd Level Courses for unemployed.

The Higher Education Authority and the Department of Education and Skills launched Springboard in May 2011.

Springboard provides free 3rd level courses which will help you improve your job prospects......

Are you unemployed for 6 months or more?

Have you a previous history of employment or relevant qualification?

Are you interested in upskilling / retraining in areas such as:
- Information Technology - Green Energy
- Science & Environment - Finance
- Sales & Marketing

  • RETAIN YOUR SOCIAL WELFARE PAYMENT
  • PARTICIPATE IN PART-TIME EDUCATION
  • ALL COURSES ARE IN AREAS WITH CURRENT OR FUTURE JOB
  • OPPORTUNITIES ONLINE / DISTANCE / CLASSROOM BASED COURSES AVAILABLE

For more information on eligibility, available courses, and how it all works visit: 
www.bluebrick.ie/Springboard/


BeLonG To Youth Services

One-day training session on the subject of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender young people.

Topics Covered Will Include:

  • LGBT terminology and issues
  • Current research on Irish LGBT young people
  • How to support young people coming out
  • Challenging homophobic language and bullying
  • How to make your school or youth service safe for LGBT young people(what kind of policies and procedures should be in place? How can you make the physical environment and the programmes taught inclusive of LGBT young people?)

The training will use a mix of presentation, case studies, roleplay, excercises, group work etc. and would be idea for anyone who works with young people or has an interest in this area.

Training Dates:
15th of September
17th of November

Time: 10am - 4.30pm
Cost per Person: €50.00 (including training pack, lunch, tea & coffee)

Further Information:
For further information please contact our Development & Training Officer, Rebecca Murphy on
training@belongto.org
.

BeLonG To, Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2,

Ph: 01 6706223    www.belongto.org


Annie Kelly Education Bursary 2011

The Annie Kelly Education Bursary administered by the North Inner City Drugs Task Force, helps people from North Inner City Dublin communities access further education.

We are now accepting applications for the second round. For more information on eligibility, and for an application form, click here.

The closing date is 12 noon Friday 30th September 2011. 

Annie Kelly Education Bursary, NICDTF, 22 Lower Buckingham St, Dublin 1



ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Workshop

ASIST is a two-day, intensive interactive and practice-based workshop in suicide first-aid in run by The Deora Project on the 9th - 10th August, 2011.
It is suitable for all kinds of caregivers - health workers, key-workers, teachers, community workers, Gardaí, youth workers, volunteers, people responding to family, friends and co-workers. 

To avail of this training, or to register your interest in future courses, telephone The Deora Project: 01-855 0730 or email info@deora-project.org.


Dublin Port Company Scholarship Scheme

Since 2001 Dublin Port Company Scholarship Programme has enabled hundreds of local people to progress to third livel education or repeat their Leaving Certificate who otherwise may not have been in a position to do so. The 2011 Application form can be downloaded HERE

Closing date for receipt of applications for scholarships is Wednesday 31th August 2011

Find more information and application forms here.


 


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