Training Events:

Toxic Trio and Safeguarding

Toxic Trio and Safeguarding

  • Date: TBA
  • Venue: Various

Target Audience

This course is aimed at practitioners who work within the children’s 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 an insight into how Parental Stressors leading from the ‘Toxic Trio’ can impact on 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 EX32.

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 the impact parental drug and alcohol misuse, domestic abuse and parental mental health (Toxic Trio) has on children, young people and their families.


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

  • To recognise the impact of ‘Hidden Harm’
  • To explore the local and national context
  • To recognise associated risk factors and identify children and young people at risk of Hidden Harm
  • To identify the current support services in Blackpool for children and adults

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