Training / Event Details


Substance Misuse - Multiagency


This course is for all staff working regularly with children and young people with a particular responsibility for safeguarding such as DSLs and Headteachers.


Course Aim:
  • To develop an understanding of the harm that both parental drug use and young people's drug use has on the family, taking into account developments, psychological and physical factors within a holistic assessment framework
  • To explore attitudes and values around drug and alcohol misuse and how these impact on practice
  • To explore resources policy and guidance, in order to promote positive interventions in families where substances are misused
  • To focus on the wishes and feelings of children who live in families where substance misuse is an issue


By the end of the course participants will:
  • Understand the key features and underlying principles of the Assessment Framework in relation to substance use/misuse
  • Will have a thorough understanding of NSCB Policies 5.11 - Children and Young People who Misuse Substances and 7.3 - Children of Parents who Misuse Substances.
  • Will have explored personal attitudes and values in relation to families and substance misuse and how these may impact on young people, their parents and carers
  • Will have the knowledge of key guidance documents and the competencies to work with this group.

Booking Information

Booking for all multiagency training delivered by the NSCB closes 7 weeks before the training date, please book early and please give adequate notice if you are unable to attend.

Please arrive at 9am for a 9.30 start.



24 Apr 2019 09:00 - 16:30

Closing date: 06/03/2019
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Safeguarding Training, Audit and Advice - Education Quality Assurance & Intervention Service
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Date and Time

24 Apr 2019 09:00 - 16:30


Abbey Conference Centre, Norwich