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Course Title: Listening & Responding to Children Affected by Parental Substance Use
Duration: 2 Days

Description

Aim

This two day opportunity seeks to develop the knowledge and skills of workers in contact with children & families affected by problem drug and alcohol misuse.   This includes health visitors, teachers, substance misuse workers and social workers, including criminal justice workers.

Overview

This learning and development event is designed to give participants the opportunity to build upon and share the knowledge of the impact of substance misuse on parenting capacity and child development.  The importance of sharing information will be a key focus along with the opportunity to reflect on practical ways of improving practice.  Participants will also be given the opportunity to hear the voices and words of affected children.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Reflect on personal and professional values and how this may impact on practice.
  • Understand the importance of appropriate information sharing at an intra-and inter-agency level.
  • Utilise the Child's Change Cycle tool and understand how it relates to the Trans-theoretical Model of Change for Adults.
  • Identify protective factors which promote resilience in adverse circumstances.
  • Recognise the potential and actual impact of parental substance misuse on children.

Events Scheduled

Date Title Venue Area Spaces
26.06.2018 - 27.06.2018 Listening & Responding to Children Affected by Parental Substance Use Islesburgh Community Centre Shetland Islands Event is Full - Add Details to Waiting List
05.09.2018 - 06.09.2018 Listening & Responding to Children Affected by Parental Substance Use Langlee Community Centre Scottish Borders 13
21.11.2018 - 22.11.2018 Listening & Responding to Children Affected by Parental Substance Use Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen - Ythan Room Aberdeen City Event is Full - Add Details to Waiting List
06.03.2019 - 07.03.2019 Listening & Responding to Children Affected by Parental Substance Use Argyll & Bute ADP - AROS Argyll and Bute 14