Getting Our Priorities Right for Children Affected by Parental Substance Use


2 May 2018 -
09:30 to 16:30

Summary : 

This two-day course will consider the impacts of substance use on children and young people


Whitegates Training Room, Lochgilphead & Committee Room 1, Kilmory


Mid-Argyll, Kintyre and Islay


The course will consider the effects of patterns of use on parenting capacity and links with co occurring issues, including mental health and domestic abuse will be explored. Assessment, analysis, and planning for children affected by parental
substance use will be based around critical reflection on your work context with children and families.

The course will be facilitated by Joyce Nicholson who has been involved in practice, training, and education in the substance use field for over 25 years and has a special interest in substance using women and their children.



Please book online at or email If you wish to discuss course content please contact Alex Honeyman, interagency trainer on 07833058953

You will be sent an email a week or so before the training confirming course details. If you don't receive this please get in touch, as there may be time or venue changes you need to know about.



All A&B interagency training courses are free. Those unable to attend must advise us on 01546 604167 in advance. A £30 administration fee applies to all those who fail to attend without notice.