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.

Foundation Module: Children, Young People and Families WFD08 FYP01 13th, 20th& 27th May 2021

Code: FYP01
Duration: 3 Half Days

Provides practitioners with a solid understanding of how alcohol and drug use affects children, young people and families, good practice approaches and how to support clients around these issues.

Eligibility: This course is available free to anyone working in the statutory or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland

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Outcomes

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 relevant to professionals that encounter clients affected by substance misuse within their work role.

What’s included in this course:

Course Materials (Digital Download)
PDF Certificate on Completion
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