Coping Skills for Children of Drug Addicted and Mentally/Emotionally Challenged Parents

Nadia Noel | Community Outreach Specialist, Join Together Northern Nevada

February 23, 2015

Training Description

This training covers duties of good parenting; definitions and examples of neglect and abuse; addiction and its effects; brief overview of other common mental health and emotional issues; side effects that children of parents with addiction, emotional issues and other mental health issues struggle with; how can children overcome these side effects; definitions of protective factors, coping skills, and risk factors; examples of protective and risk factors for children; protective factors that help children cope; discussion of how participants cope with emotions, problems, and stress; coping skills gained from protective factors; and coping skills that children need to deal with parents who struggle with addiction, emotional issues, and other mental illness.