Getting it Right for Children & Families Affected by Parental Problem Alcohol & Drug Use

Getting it Right for  Children and Families affected by Parental Problem Alcohol and Drug Use (CAPSM Guidance for agencies in Edinburgh & the Lothian’s)

Esk Room 1/2, Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AF

ASN012- 28th August 2017 – 9.15 for a 9:30am start – 12:30pm

This ½ day workshop aims to raise professional awareness of these new Guidance which replace the “Protecting Children Living in Families with Problem Substance Use – 2005” (Orange Book). The guidance provide an operational framework applicable to all statutory and third sector agencies and practitioners, to ensure that they work together to promote the welfare of children and safeguard them where parental alcohol and/or drug use may adversely affect them.

All staff attending this training are expected to have previously completed GIRFEC and Level 1 Child Protection training.

Participants are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the guidelines to get full benefit from the training:

http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/file/6837/getting_it_right_for_children_and_families_affected_by_parental_problem_alcohol_and_drug_use-may_2013

If you have any questions or to note your interest in attending this course please email staff development quoting the appropriate reference number. Places will be allocated by the Public Protection Team.