Training Programmes

IPA Dealing with Anti-Social Behaviour

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Anti-social behaviour has become an all too real issue in recent years with many local authorities and their staff having to learn how to deal effectively with difficult problems arising within their housing stock; this in addition to their daily duties.

Anti-social problems can range from neighbour disputes to drug dealing – highlight the myriad of issues presenting themselves at the local authorities throughout the country.  It is imperative that they are dealt with effectively to prevent difficulties escalating.

This course is offered as part of the National Housing Training & Development Programme.

Delivered by:

Institute of Public Administration

57-61 Lansdowne Road
Dublin 4
D04 TC62

Telephone: (01) 2403666
Web site:


The course will take place from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm on Day One and will finish at lunchtime on Day Two.

Application Deadline
Bookings for this training course close one week in advance of start date.

Who Is It For?

This training programme will be of particular interest to all staff working in the housing sections of Irish local authorities who deal with cases of anti-social behaviour and, in particular:

Anti-Social Behaviour Officers
Housing Officers
Tenant Liaison Officers
Estate Based Staff

Course Content

The content of the Dealing with Anti-Social Behaviour training programme will include:

Anti-social behaviour: definition and detailed analysis of the 1997, 2009 and 2014 Acts as well as new Proceedings for Possession of Local Authority Dwellings and Excluding Order procedures.
Complaints systems and investigations.
Tenancy Warnings, Notice of Intention Possession Applications relating to Anti-Social Behaviour.
Proofs for Court.
Case Studies.

Evaluation Method(s)

To complete the course, participants will be given an Impact Assessment Test. This is an online multi-choice test to determine the assimilation of the course information. It normally takes place about two weeks after the course and can be undertaken a number of times if necessary.

Lunch provided

Parking available

Handout/Notes Provided


Note On Costs

The cost of this one and a half day course is €320 per person. Fee includes course materials, lunch and refreshments.

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