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Privileging Parenting in Recovery W

15 May 2018 Cost $210 Workshop Details This one day workshop will present a rationale and framework for privileging the engagement of clients in conversations about their parenting role and the wellbeing of their children. The rationale will include evidence about the motivational role of parenting in recovery. The workshop will explore the impact of mental health and substance use problems on children and families. Protective factors that promote positive outcomes and resilience in children will be discussed. Participants will be given strategies to have collaborative, strength based conversations with parents and where appropriate to include children in sessions. This workshop will utilise practice based learning and include the perspective of a parent with lived experience.

Learning Outcomes • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of mental health and substance use on parents and children • Apply strategies for practitioners to have collaborative strength based conversations with parents. • Develop skills for practitioners to support parents to talk openly to their children about the impact of mental health and substance use problems. • Identify opportunities to invite children into the room to participate in such conversations • Describe appropriate resources to support practitioners in this field of practice.

Who Should Attend Practitioners working in the field of mental health, AOD, family services, community health and other relevant support services. Register at: P / 03 9385 5100 F / 03 9381 0336 E / W /

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