How to understand, assist and intervene when drugs affect parenting
This book is not just concerned with the misuse of drugs. It is concerned with the effect that substance misuse has on parenting and on the care and well-being of children. It:
"A useful resource... throughout, much information is given in a clear, straightforward manner." Community Care.
"A handbook for the practitioner, comprising brief accessible chapters written in a straightforward style... It will point practitioners in the right direction." Journal of Social Work.
Paperback. 160 pages. 978-1-898924-48-7. Published 2001. £16.95.
Preface Keith Hellawell.
Background and current context of misuse and childcare Michael Murphy and Fiona Harbin
What are the risks to children of parental substance misuse? Lilias Alison
Social exclusion and drug using parents Marc Gilman
Responsible carers, problem drug takers or both? Eva Elliot and Ali Watson
The missing drug users: minority ethnic drug users and their children Kamlesh Patel
Providing therapeutic services for drug using parents and their children Angie Heal
Substance misuse and pregnancy Faye Macrory and Fiona Harbin
Therapeutic work with children of substance misusing parents Fiona Harbin
Brief therapy with parents who misuse substances Pauline Watts
Developing co-operative links between substance misuse and child protection systems Michael Murphy and Gary Oulds
Facts about drugs
Facts about child protection systems
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