Illicit drugs In Sport (IDIS) Online Education Program

 

 

Illicit drugs In Sport (IDIS) Online Education Program

 

The Australian Government is pleased to announce that its Illicit drugs In Sport (IDIS) Online Education Program is now available.

 

The IDIS education program is free to access and provides practical tools and strategies to assist athletes, coaches and sports administrators make appropriate choices when faced with illicit drug issues in their sport.

 

The IDIS program offers the following courses:

 

- Athlete course: follows the story of four athletes who have it all in front of them and demonstrates the impact of their decisions.

- Coach course: provides the skills and knowledge coaches need to help athletes, set a behavioural standard, monitor it and take remedial action.

- Officer course: provides the resources for sports administrators to implement an Illicit Drugs in Sport program within their sport.

- Presenter course: provides the resources required to deliver illicit drugs workshops for sporting organisations.

- Athlete Role Model course: provides resources athletes need to deliver an IDIS workshop.

 

The program can be accessed through http://www.idis.gov.au

 

Upon completion of the course, the individual has the opportunity to print out a certificate of completion. 

 

The IDIS course is part of the Australian Government’s Sports Integrity Program and reinforces the Government’s strong commitment to the protection of sports integrity and to combat illicit drug use in all parts of the community.