If you have an interest in a career in Social Prescribing, the ATU Sligo have a course.

This programme aims to provide existing and potential Social Prescribing Link Workers with targeted evidence-informed knowledge, skills and competencies in the field of Social Prescribing, delivered in an easily accessible manner.

In supporting the role of Social Prescribers this certificate will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively communicate with participants and stakeholders, identify local expertise and resources, coordinate and facilitate programmes of activities, write reports and funding applications and conduct evaluations to support the diverse health and wellbeing of their local community.

Students will develop a practical understanding of the importance of engaging with allied health professionals and community practitioners in supporting the needs of participants through a series of guest lectures and online seminars.

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