Parent mental illness

This course explores the potential impact of parental/carer mental health problems on children.

Key Objectives:

  • To have a basic understanding of common mental health problems and be able to describe some of the associated features.
  • To have an opportunity to explore the impact of parental/carer mental illness on children through the use of practical activities and case scenarios.
  • To consider their role in supporting and working in partnership with families and agencies to promote good outcomes for children living in families where parental/carer mental illness is present.
  • To be able to identify factors associate with parental/carer mental illness that indicate a child or young people may be at risk of significant harm and know what procedures to follow.

For course availability and to book a place onto this course please visit

Once your place has been accepted you will need to download the training resources from the resources panel on this page and bring these with you on the day of your training.