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Impact on Children of Parental Mental Illness/Substance Misuse

November 24, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Impact on Children of Parental Mental Illness/Substance Misuse

On-line training


To raise awareness of the hidden impact on children and young people of substance misuse or mental illness within the family and increase practitioners use of ERSCP Hidden Harm Tool Kit


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course you will


  • Have considered what life might be like for children living with parents/carers who are using drugs or alcohol and/or have a mental health problem
  • Have an understanding of the short and long term impact on children
  • Have explored how substance misuse and/or mental illness affects parents/carers ability to meet their children’s needs
  • Start to use the ERSCB Hidden Harm Tool Kit and other relevant tools


NB: In addition to the 3.5 hour virtual course participants will be given preparation work to complete prior to joining the training. 

Booking are via


November 24, 2021
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
East Riding Voluntary Action Services - ERVAS