The Impact of Parental Mental Health Problems on Children

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The Impact of Parental Mental Health Problems on Children
May 11, 2018 10:00 am
December 20, 2017
Shankill Health and Wellbeing Centre
83 Shankill Road, Belfast


Full morning course with lunch

Facilitator:    Lelia Fitzsimmons, Trust’s Learning & Development Team

Date:              Friday 11th May 2018

Time:             10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Venue:           Meeting Room 3, Level 3
                          Shankill Wellbeing and Treatment Centre

Target Group

  • Carers who are looking after children where parents have suffered mental health problems
  • Carers who regularly take emergency / short term placements where familial mental health may be an issue

Course Content

  • What constitutes a mental health difficulty?
  • The impact of parental mental ill health on both the parent and their children
  • What role can carers play in helping the child understanding their parent’s difficulties and having their own needs met? 

You can book a place on using any of the following ways:

  • Completion of the blue booking form in the training booklet – return to June Martin at Pine Lodge Annexe, 186 Belmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2AS
  • Telephone call or email to June Martin – 028 9504 0057, email:
  • Your supervising social worker can book a place on your behalf

Please keep a note in your diary of the courses you have booked.

You will receive confirmation that you have been allocated a place on the course approximately 10 days before the course date – please confirm your place by the required date (stipulated on the confirmation letter).