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Hidden Harm - Parental Substance Misuse, Parental Mental Ill-Health and Domestic Abuse - Certified by CPD


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT is added.

The course provides a detailed awareness of hidden harm (toxic trio) and how it affects parents and children. This course will give learners excellent knowledge of the issues that affect children living with hidden harm. It will help the learner understand the cycle of events each hidden harm stressor produces, and highlights how to spot signs of harm and appropriate times to break this cycle of events to safeguard the child.

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Course Overview:

This course is designed for anyone who works with children, young people and their families, including:

• Adopters
• Foster carers
• Social workers
• Care workers

In this course you will learn about:

• Hidden Harm
• The hidden harm stressors
• How the stressors are related
• The impact of domestic abuse on parenting and pregnancy
• Maternal domestic abuse
• The impact of mental ill-health
• Substance misuse
• The impact on infants and children
• Child exposure to hidden harm in homes
• Crisis theory and its impact on children
• Container-contained relationship theory and secure attachment and reflective functioning theories
• Eliciting key information safely
• Approaches to information gathering
• Structuring assessments and more

Course Details

This course is split into eight modules:

• What is hidden harm
• Impact on parenting
• Impact on babies
• Impact on children
• Understanding the family
• Working with the parents
• Assessing risk to the child
• Helping the child

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name and completion date.


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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