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Working with Children & Young People Affected by Parental Use

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This resource is by the Royal Children’s Hospital and Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS). 

This course provides guidance to health workers providing care to children and young people affected by parental methamphetamine use.

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Summary: This 4-part online course is designed to help health workers:

  • recognise the effects of family member use on children and young people
  • understand what networks of care and support options are available to affected children, young people, and families
  • assist children, young people, and families in accessing appropriate supports.

The course is estimated to take approximately 70 minutes.

To access the course, users must first click here to register for a free account.

If you would alternatively like a quick guide to working with children affected by parental methamphetamine use, read this factsheet.

Developers: This resource was developed by the Royal Children’s Hospital and Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS).

Year: Unknown

Costs: Free

Evidence baseThis resource has undergone expert review. Refer to the references section of the course for a full list of references.

Page last reviewed: Tuesday, 14 June 2022