National Drug Conference 2011: Miriam Keogh & Robert O’Driscoll
Inter-Agency Practice and Outcomes for Teenagers within Addiction and Social Services.
This medium scale study researched factors that shape and influence the activity of inter-agency and inter-professional practice with teenagers who are dual users of addiction and child protection services. The research examined interface between Tiers 3 & 4 Substance Treatment services and Social Work Child Protection agencies. It is endorsed by the Office of the HSE South Drug and Alcohol Coordinator, the Director of Arbour House Substance Misuse Service, the HSE Shouth Child Protection Department and the Management.