Impact of Cannabis & other Substances on Children

Course Overview

This course focuses on cannabis,  the most commonly used psychoactive substance in the UK and its effects on children.

Course Duration

1 day

Target Audience

Anyone working with Children

Course Outcomes

On completion of the course, attendees will:

  • Understand the most commonly used substances
  • Understand the main issues relating to cannabis use in particular and its interaction with other substances
  • Understand the impact of substance misuse and in particular skunk use on parenting capacity
  • Understand how children’s development can be impaired by parental substance misuse
  • Understand the importance of assessment when looking at the impact of substance misuse on children and young people



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