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Module Reading List

Child Protection and Substance Misuse, 2017/18
Gillian Tober
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential Reading

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION AND SKILLS (2003) Every Child Matters . London Parliamentary Publications.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (1999) Working together to safeguard children . London, HMSO.

HOME OFFICE (2003) Hidden Harm. The Report of an Inquiry by the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs . London, Home Office Publications.

KROLL, B. and TAYLOR, A. (2003) Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare . London, Jessica Kingsley Publications.

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ADAMS, P. (1999) Towards a Family Support Approach with Drug Using Parents: the importance of social work attitudes and knowledge. Child Abuse Review ; 8, pp.15-28.

BARNARD, M. and McKEGANEY, N. (2004) The Impact of Parental Problem Drug Use on Children: what is the problem and what can be done to help. Addiction ; 99(5), pp.552-9.

BARNARD, M. (2001) Intervening with Drug Dependent Parents and the Children: what is the problem and what is being done to help. (unpublished report) Glasgow Centre for Drug Misuse Research.

CLEAVER, H., UNELL, I. and ALDGATE, J. (1999) Children’s Needs Parenting Capacity; the impact of parental mental illness, problem alcohol and drug use, and domestic violence on children’s development .

COPELLO, A. and ORFORD, J. (2002) Addiction and the Family: is it time for service to take notice of the evidence. Addiction ; 97, pp.1361-3.

COPELLO, A., ORFORD, J., HODGSON, R., TOBER, G. and BARRETT, C. (2001) Social Behaviour and Network Therapy basic principles and early experiences. Addictive Behaviors, 26, pp.1-22.


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (1995) Child Protection Messages from Research . London, HMSO.

HARBIN, F. and MURPHY, M. (eds.) (2001) Substance Misuse and Child Care: how to understand, assist and intervene when drugs affect parenting . Russell House Publishing.

McKEGANEY, N., BARNARD, M. and McINTOSH, J. (2002) Paying the Price of their Parents’ Addiction, meeting the needs of the children of drug using parents. Drugs, Education, Prevention and Policy ; 9, pp.233-46.

McMAHON, J.J., WINKLE, J.D., SUCHMAN, N.E. and LUTHAR, S.S. (2002) Drug Dependence, Parenting Responsibilities and Treatment History: why doesn’t Mom go for help? Drug and Alcohol Dependence , 65, pp.105-14.

POWIS, B., GOSSOP, M., BURY, C., PAYNER, K. and GRIFFITHS, P. (2000) Drug using mothers: social, psychological and substance use problems of women opiate users with children. Drug and Alcohol Review , 19, 2, pp.171-80.

PRIME MINISTER'S STRATEGY UNIT (2004) Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy for England . London: Cabinet Office.

SINEY, C. (1995) The Pregnant Drug Addict . Chesire, Hale, Books for Midwives.

VELLEMAN, R. (1996) Alcohol and Drug Problems in Parents: an overview of the impact on children and implications for practice. In: GOPFERT, M., WEBSTER, J. and SEEMAN, M.V. (eds.) Parental Psychiatric Disorder distressed parents and their families . Cambridge University Press.

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Additional Resources

Addiction (formerly The British Journal of Addiction)

Drug and Alcohol Review

Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy

Journal of Psychoactive Drugs

Journal of Studies on Alcohol

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment

Alcohol Concern Magazine (links to the Alcohol Concern website)


This list was last updated on 01/07/2009