Training Events:

Parental Mental Health and it's impact on Children

Parental Mental Health and it's impact on Children

  • Date: TBA
  • Venue: Various

Target Audience

This course is aimed at practitioners who work within the Children and Adults workforce as part of universal service or provide an early help service. As well as those who work within specialist services which sit under statutory intervention who wish to gain a better understanding of what are the implications of Mental Health issues in relation to Safeguarding Children.

Course Code

To identify the need for future dates, please may you complete the application form for an expression of interest, using the date 01/04/2021 and course code EX22.

Please note that the above date is not the date of training, and is only an example date.



The aim of this course is to raise awareness of how mental health issues of Adult carers can impact on the Safeguarding of children within their care. To promote the transfer of knowledge and skills between local mental health and safeguarding practices and offer thought provoking discussions and networking to support children and vulnerable adults.


By the end of the session the course participants will have been informed how:

  • To recognise methods of working which promote fair and inclusive practice to all children and vulnerable adults
  • To identify the major signs and symptoms of mental disorder
  • To recall appropriate policies, procedures and protocols when faced with safeguarding children or vulnerable adult issues
  • To classify the legal basis for action under MH & CC legislation
  • To distinguish how effective joint working can reduce harm
  • To identify basic risk factors for children and vulnerable adults and the need for joint assessments.

Please make a note of the course title, code and date - these are needed for the application form