UNISON Northern Ireland

Addiction - Safeguarding Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse

Event Date: 
22 Mar 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Dungannon (open to all)

This course will assist practitioners to provide support for children and young people who are suffering from the effects of parental substance misuse.   The workshop 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.  It will also introduce participants to the Regional Joint Service Agreement - Hidden Harm and understand their role and responsibilities in respect of this protocol

This course is relevant to professionals that encounter clients affected by substance misuse and where there are children or young people in the family.  It will be delivered by Ascert

Further sessions of this workshop will be run on 

10am - 1pm Mon 8 April in Lisburn;

10am - 1pm Mon 22 April in Broughshane;

10am - 1pm Fri 17 May in UNISON Derry;

10am - 1pm Mon 3 June in Belfast;

6-9pm  Mon 16 Sept in Belfast

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