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Date(s) - March 19, 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 

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 

When: Tuesday 19th March, 10.00am – 4.00pm 

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

Trainer: Jane Walker, Project Manager, LB Bexley Public Health 

No of Spaces – 25    as there is a maximum number of participants for this course, please can you register your expression of interest for this training by completing the online booking form, confirmation of your booking will be depended on number of applications and ensuring we have a spread of agencies in attendance.  


Level 3 training for health professionals 


Bookings are closed for this event.