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Date(s) - November 11, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course aims to equip individuals to work more effectively with parents who use substances. This will be achieved by considering the impact of substance use on parenting and the risks that children and young people may be experiencing. It will enable participants to update their substance misuse knowledge as well as learn more about local services and universal interventions they can deliver. The training will link to the Bexley Multi-Agency Parental Substance Misuse Protocol


When:  Monday 11th November 10.00am – 4.00pm

Where:   In-person at Bexley Civic Offices, Public Gallery West

No of Spaces 25


Learning objectives:

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

  • Understand more about the extent of parental substance use locally and nationally in relation to the numbers of children affected and the range of substances used
  • Recognise the impact of parental substance use on children and young people in their families in relation to their physical, emotional, and social development and well being
  • Assess risk in relation to parental substance use and its impact on the family and parenting skills
  • Talk to parents about substance misuse and deliver universal prevention messages
  • Learn about treatment options and local substance use agencies
  • Consider the impact of attitudes and values when working with parental substance use
  • Work collaboratively with other agencies according to Bexley’s Multi-Agency Substance Misuse Protocol


Level 3 training for health professionals


All Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D. training is free to attend.  Please read our terms and when booking for information on our charging for non-attendance policy.



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