Addiction – Safeguarding Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse
This course will assist practitioners to provide support for children and young people who are suffering from the effects of parental substance misuse. The workshop will ensure professionals know how to respond to both child protection issues and to situations where it is deemed the child is in need of support, as a result of parental substance misuse. It will also introduce participants to the Regional Joint Service Agreement – Hidden Harm and understand their role and responsibilities in respect of this protocol.
This course is relevant to professionals that encounter clients affected by substance misuse and where there are children or young people in the family.
Tutor's organisation: Ascert
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents
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