Online Everyone Has a Story: Children Affected by Parental Substance Use

Everyone Has a Story: Children Affected by Parental Substance Use

This is a 2 day course running on 17th & 18th May 2021 via Microsoft Teams.   You must be able to attend on both days.


This course will support practitioners in adult and children’s services to respond to children affected by parental substance use.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the impact of parental substance use on children.
  • Describe the child’s change cycle in parental use and recovery.
  • Practise the assessment of risk for children affected by parental substance use.
  • Identify ways to actively engage and hear young people’s stories.


Course Length and Format

This course consists of 7 hours learning using the following format:

Part 1: SDF Drug Awareness: An Introductory Course e-learning module (1hr).  

Please note. Completion of the e-learning module (part 1) is a requirement for attending the trainer facilitated online learning (part 2). 

Access to the free e-learning module here: https://www.sdftraining.org.uk/online-learning/277-drug-awareness-an-introductory-course

An invitation to participate in part 2 of the training will be emailed to participants on the morning of training once completion of part 1 has been verified.

Part 2: Trainer facilitated online learning over two half days.

Certification of course completion is awarded to participants who complete part 1 and 2 of the course and submit the post-course evaluation form.

Event Properties

Start Date 17-05-2021 9:15 am
End Date 18-05-2021 1:30 pm
Available places 10
Individual Price Free
Event Type 1
Local Authority Area 22

Event Trainer(s)

John Honey


Our Office

Scottish Drugs Forum
91 Mitchell Street
G1 3LN

T: 0141 221 1175

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