Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Homeless Prevention and Intervention in Ireland

  • Course Name: Certificate in Homeless Prevention and Intervention()
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  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Homeless Prevention and Intervention

  • Dublin City University Dublin City University, Dublin  
    Delivery Modes: Part-Time

    Duration: 18 Months

    About the course:
    The Certificate programme consists of three ten credit modules which you will take on a part-time basis over 3 semesters (one module per semester). The programme is delivered using a mixture of in class seminars and workshops in DCU and online lectures, learning activities and exercises via DCU online learning platforms.
    Each module requires approximately 42 hours of direct engagement with online/classroom activity as well as self-directed study time.
    In the Undergraduate Certificate in Homeless Prevention and Intervention you will study:
    • Concepts, definitions and classifications of homelessness; socio-economic, personal and health-related factors that influence pathways to homelessness; homeless prevention strategies
    • The experience of homelessness and its effects on the health and social functioning of individuals and families
    • The process and practice of effective assessment, support planning and case management in relation to
    o socio-economic needs and function (finance, housing, education, employment, inclusion)
    o physical/mental health and substance use
    o family needs and function
    o methods and processes of working collaboratively with service users and health/social care agencies.

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