Parental Capacity and Substance Misuse Training

Course Provider: Kaleidoscope

Course Administrator: Julie Morris


This course is designed to give practitioners the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge and practice of the impact of substance misuse on parenting capacity and family functioning. Participants will consider the ways in which substance misuse impacts on parenting in the short and long term, and the potential impact of this on children. The importance of analysing and sharing information will be a key focus along with the opportunity to reflect on practical ways of improving assessment practice.




There are no courses currently scheduled to run

Key Learning Outcomes

Articulate the impacts of substance misuse issues on parenting and family functioning.

Identify parenting which is affected by parental substance misuse.

Describe the range of effects substance misuse in the short and long term for both parents and children, with a focus on the effects of substance use on cognitive and emotional capacity.

Discuss methods for analysing information in multi agency parenting capacity and substance misuse assessments.

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given