Adult Drug Problems, Children's Needs: Assessing the impact of parental drug use - a toolkit for practitioners

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Jun 8, 2007 - Social Science - 138 pages
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This toolkit is designed to support practitioners in their work with families where parents misuse drugs and there are concerns about the children's welfare. While focusing on drugs, it covers a wider pattern of misuse, including alcohol.

It contains:

summaries of key messages for practitioners
tools and tips to support effective practice
training and development activities
a wide range of practice examples

The toolkit is written for the range of professionals involved with families including drug misusing parents.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Key Messages
9
Practice Tools
17
Training Exercises
43
Briefings
103
Practice Examples
119
Contacts And Sources of Further Information
133
References
137
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About the author (2007)

Di Hart worked for many years as a child care social worker and manager before taking up a post at NCB developing practice with children in public care. She has a particular interest in children in secure settings. Recent work has included a review of the use of physical restraint in children's services, the development of a care-planning model for looked after children who go into custody and a project aiming to improve outcomes for the children of drug-misusing parents.

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