This free e-learning course helps professionals to understand and talk with parents about the impacts of adult problems on children and the role of parents in supporting the safety, wellbeing and development of children. Specifically the course is for professionals, practitioners, team leaders and managers in adult mental health settings, primary health care, non-government organisations, child mental health and child and youth services.

The learning objectives of this course include:

  • Raise awareness about how adult issues can potentially impact on children
  • Reflect on and work towards ways of talking with adults about these potential impacts
  • Extend practitioner’s thinking so that both children and the parenting role are considered when working with adult clients who are parents

The course will take between 90-120 minutes in total but can be completed over multiple sessions. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points can be earned with professional associations who endorse the course.

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