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


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

Parental Substance Misuse WFD08 PSM02 29th & 30th June 2021

Code: WFD08 PSM02
Duration: 3 hours

This course is aimed at practitioners in any sector/profession who perform assessments with children and families in border county areas.

Eligibility: This course is available free to practitioners performing assessments with children/families in the border county areas of Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland (Derry, Letterkenny, and Inishowen; Strabane and West Donegal; Fermanagh, Sligo, and Leitrim; Armagh, Cavan, Monaghan; Newry and Louth)

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By the end of this course participants will; Have a more in depth understanding of the effects of drugs and alcohol and their impact on the physical and mental health of the user and family functioning Have an understanding of the main theories of addiction and guidelines for appropriate interventions Have an understanding of the principles of behaviour change methodology applied to substance misuse issues and explore how to incorporate such practice into one’s work Know how to respond to child protection issues arising as a result of parental substance misuse Be aware of services and know how to refer individuals and families for specialist help where appropriate


This course is relevant for professionals that work with children and families affected by trauma and wish to become more trauma-informed in their assessments.

What’s included in this course:

Course Materials (Digital Download)
PDF Certificate on Completion
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