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Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board

Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board

Email: safeguardingboard@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 3396

Young Carers & Hidden Harm Lunchtime Briefing

Target Group:           Any professional working with children and young people in the Borough of Lewisham.

Trainers:                   Pearl Morene - Social Worker and Tom Cornwallis - Hidden Harm Co-ordinator

Time of Session:     12:00 - 14:00

Venue:                      Will be confirmed in the booking confirmation email.

Dates:                       6th July 2017 - Date Cancelled.

                                  21st September 2017

                                  13th February 2018

Delegates:                50 places

A Whole Family Approach: Meeting the Needs of Young Carers

Aims and Objectives:

  • To develop an understanding of the key messages in the guidance of working with young carers.
  • To help professionals to identify young carers.
  • To raise awareness of the risks and needs of young carers.
  • To explain the potential opportunities and barriers of working with young carers.

Hidden Harm

Aims and Objectives:

  • Universal professionals role in Early Intervention when working with parents that use substances.
  • To raise awareness of the risks and needs of children effected by parental substance use.
  • To explain the potential opportunities and barriers to working with parents that use drugs and alcohol and how to reduce risk
  • Supportive steps to improve home for children who live with a parent who uses substances
  • Signposting to comprehensive training and referral pathways.

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