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Substance Misuse in Pregnancy

LENGTH 1 day

COST Contact us for further information, prices may alter due to group size or additional requirements

SUITABLE FOR Non specialist staff (voluntary and paid) ,managers.

Course summary

This session is aimed at professionals and carers who wish to develop their knowledge, enhance current practice or who simply need advice and information. Topics include recreational drug use, problematic drug use, child protection, models/theories of addiction, treatment methods and advice and referral.

Learners will be have:

  • Explored and contextualised elements of substance misuse
  • Discussed the impact of substance use on conception, foetal development, labour and parenting
  • Developed knowledge of treatment options
  • Demonstrated the advice and referral process within their field of work
  • Discussed the importance of information sharing and assessment frameworks

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