Aims and Learning Outcomes:
By the end of the session, participants will be able to :
- Understand how children may be affected by parental substance misuse
- Understand how parenting capacity may be compromised by substance misuse
- Refer to relevant research and resources to work with children and young people
- Approach assessments with greater confidence
This is a the first half day introductory course, for all those professionals (voluntary and statutory) who work regularly with children and families, and/or adults who are parents/carers and for those who have a greater degree of role accountability and responsibility for safeguarding children’s welfare (Groups 2,3 and 4).
Before attending this course we recommend the Parental Substance Misuse: Understanding the Impact on Children e-learning which can be found at http://www.scie.org.uk/assets/elearning/parentalsubstancemisuse/website/module2/main.html