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Adamson, Jon and Templeton, Lorna . (2012) Silent voices. Supporting children and young people affected by parental alcohol misuse. London: The Office of the Children’s Commissioner. 114 p.

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Main table of contents:
• Summary of Key Messages and Recommendations
• Section One: Background
• Section Two: Methodology
• Section Three: Consultation with children and young people
• Section Four: Review Findings
• Research Question One: What is known about the experiences of children and families where there is parental alcohol misuse and to what extent is this informed by the views of children and young people themselves?
• Research Question Two: What are the key wider issues associated with PAM (e.g. unemployment, domestic abuse, mental health) and how do they relate to risk/protective factors for children and families?
• Research Question Three: What is known about protective factors and processes in this population and how they can minimise risk/negative outcomes?
• Research Question Four: What is known about services, and their delivery, and the impact/benefit of such services for children (and families) where there is PAM and to what extent is this informed by the views of children and young people themselves?
• Research Question Five: What is the current policy context for children and families where there is PAM and how might it be improved?
• Research Question Six: Thinking about questions 1 to 5 above, what are the gaps in our knowledge about children affected by PAM and services for these children?


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Review
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:September 2012
Pages:114 p.
Publisher:The Office of the Children’s Commissioner
Place of Publication:London
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Family role > Role of child
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Social services
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Problem substance use
L Social psychology and related concepts > Interpersonal interaction and group dynamics > Social support
B Substances > Alcohol
T Demographic characteristics > Child of person who uses substances
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Parent-child relations
T Demographic characteristics > Child
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > England
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors

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