Understanding Substance Abuse and the Impact on Children

Judith Warren, MPA - Executive Director, Eckerd Community Alternatives

September 22, 2012

Training Description

This training discusses the dynamics of substance abuse to include the definition, the cycle, and the characteristics. The training also discusses how substance abuse impacts children and the unique support needs, treatment and common interventions for substance abuse, gender specific characteristics of substance abuse, the challenges for biological parents as they recover, and interventions that caregivers can be used to support a child impacted by substance abuse.