Training

Are you interested in finding out more about addiction and up-skilling with new information, knowledge and skills to help you do your work in a more effective way?

Merchants Quay Learning & Development

MQI’s training department has over 20 years’ experience in delivering high quality and professional training sessions, courses and workshops including addiction and gambling, addiction and harm reduction, motivational interviewing,  pharmacology of addiction, and a Certificate in Addiction Studies.  In recent years, MQI have partnered with the University College Dublin, offering a two year Diploma in Drugs Counselling Theory & Intervention Skills (available in Dublin and Cork – certificate only). Upon completing the first year, participants will also have the opportunity to graduate with a Certificate in Drugs Counselling & Intervention Skills.

At MQI we believe training is an essential part of operating a professional service and we are committed to high standards and best practice in the delivery of our training courses. By continually engaging in educational and professional development, only then can we offer the best possible service to clients.

If you would like more information on any of the courses we offer, please contact the training office on 01-524 0936 or alternatively email training@mqi.ie.

Training Facilitator

Peter Kelly is the certified Training Officer with Merchants Quay Ireland. Peter has worked in the area of addiction and substance misuse, along with being involved in both drug counselling and drug education for the past 20 years. Peter’s background is in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and is an accredited member of the A.C.I (Addiction Counsellors of Ireland) and A.P.P.I (Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland). 

Peter also holds a Masters in Psychotherapy, a Bachelors in Philosophy, an Advanced Diploma in Supervision, a Diploma in Social Studies, as well as being certified in both Motivational Interviewing Training and Reality Therapy respectively.

 

 

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