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ESSCP: Parental Drug and Alcohol Use and the Impact on Children (Virtual)

Venue
Virtual Classroom, Virtual Classroom
venue
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (cw.events@eastsussex.gov.uk)
Target Audience
Managers / Probation Service / Voluntary and Community Sector Staff
target audience
Course Types
Virtual Classroom
Course categories
ESCC Assessment & Care Management / ESCC Directly Provided Services / Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector / Foster Carers / ESCC Staff / Early Years and Childcare / Schools and Governors / Voluntary and Community Sector / Public Sector Partners (eg NHS, Police, Probation)
Subject
Health and Wellbeing / Mental Health
Course description

This live interactive virtual classroom, delivered through Microsoft Teams, aims to increase participant’s understanding, skills and knowledge when working with parental substance and alcohol use. This course will benefit staff from Children's Services (Social Care and Education), Health, Community Mental Health Team & Youth Offending Team, who are working with children & families or with adults who have children & may be involved in making and/or receiving referrals regarding child care and child protection issues.


Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children and Young People eLearning and the Alcohol and Drugs foundation (Modules 1 & 2) eLearning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.


Joining Instructions


Full joining instructions, including links to access the training and guidance will be provided at the bottom of your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.


Please check your spam/junk mail folders for expected emails not showing in your inbox and take action to ensure these get delivered to your inbox in future.

Training objectives

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



  • be aware of their own attitudes to substance and alcohol use and users, and how this influences their practice

  • demonstrate increased knowledge of effects, risks and potential harm of the principle substances of use/misuse and drinking patterns

  • describe potential impact of harmful substance/alcohol use on children and families

  • assess needs and provide a range of responses directed both at assisting parents and protecting and helping children.

Learning outcomes
 
Additional Information
Maximum Delegates
A maximum of three representatives from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.
 
Preparation and Follow Up 
Before attending any ESSCP training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the Safeguarding Children and Young People online eLearning training course.

Participants MUST have also completed both of the eLearning modules:

To access and complete the eLearning courses, you must go to the eLearning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal and enter the Children's Workforce channel. The tutor will hold the right to turn away delegates who have not completed the required training

Joining Instructions

Full joining instructions, including links to access the training and guidance will be provided at the bottom of your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.

Please check your spam/junk mail folders for expected emails not showing in your inbox and take action to ensure these get delivered to your inbox in future.

Please ensure you are logged in and ready to go at least 15 minutes before the start of the course so you allow some time for you to resolve any technical issues, as we are unable to provide assistance on the day.

 

 
Enquiries
Start Date
Tuesday 25 January 2022
End Date
Tuesday 25 January 2022
Closing Date
Monday 24 January 2022
Times
09:30 - 15:00
Maximum Places
20 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1

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