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Safeguarding Children Affected By Parental Substance Misuse WFD06-HHP05

Course Description

Safeguarding Children Affected By Parental Substance Misuse WFD06-HHP05

Code: WFD06-HHP05

Date: 23rd October 2019

Time: 13.00-16.00

Duration: Half Day

Location: Broughshane House 70 Main St Broughshane Ballymena BT42 4JW 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

Description: This course will assist practitioners to provide support for children and young people who are suffering from the effects of parental substance misuse.


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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