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Leading for outcomes: parental substance misuse

Leading for outcomes series, which is designed to support team leaders, managers and trainers to lead teams in the adoption and implementation of an outcomes-focused approach. Leading for outcomes: a guide, offers general evidence-informed advice and support in leading this approach within the context of adult services. IRISS has also produced several companion guides that complement and add to the content in the main volume. This guide builds on the exercises in the main guide and focuses specifically on the field of parental substance misuse. Parental substance misuse is used to describe a situation where a parent uses illegal or prescription drugs or alcohol to the extent where their judgement or behaviour is impaired and results in a detrimental effect on the children in the family.