"Addressing alcohol and drug related issues: reducing harm and supporting positive change"
018- Safeguarding Children Affected By Parental Substance Misuse

Course Description

018- Safeguarding Children Affected By Parental Substance Misuse

Code: WFD04-HHP-18

Date: 17th January 2018

Time: 10:00-13:00

Duration: Half Day

Location: Rathmor Centre, Blighs Lane, Derry, BT48 9PW Map

Eligibility Criteria: This course is available free to anyone working in the statutory or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland that encounters substance misuse in families

Cost: FREE


By the end of this course participants 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.
  • Be aware of the Regional Joint Service Agreement - Hidden Harm and understand their role and responsibilities in respect of this protocol

Relevance: This course is relevant to professionals that encounter clients affected by substance misuse and where there are children or young people in the family.

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