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
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. . It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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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