The Long Term Impact on Parents Who Misuse Substances


For participants to be more aware and gain a deeper understanding of the long term effects on parenting of prolonged substance misuse.



  • To gain a deeper understanding of the difference between problem and dependent substance use
  • To gain a deeper knowledge of the effects of intoxication, and withdrawal on parenting skills
  • To address attitudes towards parents who use substances
  • To look at some particular conditions and effects (Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, Antenatal and Postnatal complications of some substance use)
  • Exploration of physical, psychological and social development of the child with parents who use substances
  • A brief look at some questions they may use in assessing the clients substance use and very brief look at some interventions




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