Course Aim(s): To raise awareness and understanding of how parental mental ill health can impact on parenting and to explore the impact of parental mental ill health on children.

Date: Wednesday 18th March
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Venue: Stockton-on-Tees

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the course participants will achieve the following objectives:

  • Have an understanding of common and serious mental health problems in adults.
  • Awareness and identification of the possible effects on a child’s physical and mental health.
  • Raise awareness of young carers of parents with mental health illness.
  • Awareness of lessons learnt from a Serious Case Review in relation to Parent Mental Health.
  • Be confident in using the PAMIC Tool to aid decision making in relation to level of intervention.
  • Know when and how to seek advice when concerns are raised about risks to children posed by parents with mental health problems.
  • To know how to make a referral into Children’s Social Care.

To apply for a place: Please complete the HSSCP Safeguarding Children Learning Application Form and return it to the Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSSCP), Children’s & Joint Commissioning Services, Level 4, Civic Centre, Victoria Road, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY or if electronic signatures are used via email to as soon as possible.

Please note: All sections of the application form must be completed or your application form will be returned to you to fully complete before your application can be processed.

Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Safeguarding Children Partnership’s (HSSCP) Safeguarding Children Learning Programme 2019-2020 is available via the following link: HSSCP. Within the programme are details of the HSSCP Charging Policy and Application/Cancellation Process. HSSCP Charging Policy.

All of the courses within this programme are awareness raising courses delivered on a multi-agency basis. Please refer to the course details and target audience section to establish if the course is suitable to your job role. If your role requires more specialist training please contact your own organisation workforce development representative. Please note: All of the courses in the safeguarding children learning programme can be utilised as a safeguarding refresher once you have completed the Safeguarding Children Foundation training course.

For those who only require a basic awareness or refresh of a subject area, the following web-link will take you to the Tees Safeguarding All (Child and Adult) E-Learning for 2019-2020, which can be accessed from any electronic device with an internet connection: (additional software may be required on some devices).

All of the activities within the HSSCP Safeguarding Children Learning Programme are available to all of the child and adult workforce working with children, young people and their families across both Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees, regardless of which geographical area they are employed.

If you require further information please contact us via email to or Tel: 01429 523825.

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