Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

Level 3 Certificate in Tackling Substance Misuse

Code: TSM
Duration: 12 Days

Provides a professional qualification in Drugs and Alcohol for those whose work requires a considerable level of knowledge and competence in addressing substance misuse issues.

Eligibility: This course is available free to those working in the statutory or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland. Participants must be working in a substance misuse related role and have either completed the Foundation Module - Adults and Family Members course or have equivalent experience and knowledge.

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Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will;

  • Have an understanding of their own role, and the roles of other professionals (including multi-agency working), in working with children, young people and families, from a legal, organisational and policy perspective
  • Be familiar with the local systems, procedures and protocols for safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults including the Regional Joint Service Agreement – Hidden Harm
  • Understand the potential effects of parental substance misuse on children on young people and on their development and the factors that contribute to the risk of harm to children and young people
  • Understand the potential effects on children and young people of a parent receiving treatment for substance misuse
  • Understand the effect of parenting capacity, family, environment and cultural influences on the health and wellbeing of children and young people.
  • Be able to offer support to the child or young person in a manner which respects their individual rights and choice, is appropriate to their needs and is realistic within the limits of the resources available
  • Be familiar with the guidance that is available for their own practice and where to access this
  • Understand the importance of record keeping, reporting and confidentiality
  • Understand how to access non specialist and specialist services for children or young people affected by parental substance use

 

Relevance

This course is available free to anyone working in the statutory or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland that encounter children or young people affected by an adult's substance use.

What’s included in this course:

Course Materials (Digital Download)
PDF Certificate on Completion
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