The North Ayrshire Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse Group (CAPSM) will work to improve the quality and accessibility to services for Children and Young People who are at risk due to the harmful effects of parental / care giver alcohol and / or drug misuse.
The CAPSM Group is a recognised sub-group of the North Ayrshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP) and the Child Protection Committee (CPC), and will link with other strategic Community Planning groups, including Safer North Ayrshire Partnership (SNAP).
- To strengthen understanding across agencies of needs of children and young people affected by parental substance misuse.
- To support partners in developing an effective inter-agency response to children and young people affected by parental substance misuse.
- To strengthen communication links & joint working between adult and children’s services.
- To ensure all developments in this area are aligned with the wider GIRFEC change agenda developments in North Ayrshire and that cognisance is taken of linked to relevant strategies including the Early Years Framework and the Parenting & Family Support Strategy.
Roseanne Burns (Chair) Team Manager, Rosemount Project,NAHSCP
Kirsty Calderwood Child Protection Lead Officer, NACPC
Mark Gallagher Alcohol and Drug Lead Officer, NAADP
Alison Gibson Service Manager, Choices Barnardos
Anne Lee Specialist Team Manager, NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Cheryl Gilmour, Recovery Policy Officer, NAADP
David Weir, Service Manager, Unity
Elizabeth Stewart Senior Manager, Children & Families, NAHSCP
Corry McDonald Team Manager, Children & Families, NAHSCP
Graham Lindsay Team Manager (Addictions), Children & Families, NAHSCP
Kay Montgomery NHS A&A
Karen Muir NHS A&A
Colin Johnston Police Scotland
Jillian Dowds Clinical Team Leader, NAHSCP
John Flanagan Team Manager, Children & Families, NAHSCP
Lorna Fulton FAS Coordinator, NHS A&A
Lesley Robb NHS A&A
Martin Timmons Team Manager, Children & Families, NAHSCP
Mary Garven Manager, Vulnerable Midwifes Team, NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Matt Close Senior Officer, Children & Families (Residential & Throughcare)
Nicola Hutcheson Children 1st
Teri McIntosh Senior Manager, Education & Youth Employment, NAC
Arthur Coutts Social Worker, Children & Families, NAHSCP
Beth Wiseman CAMHS, NHS Ayrshire & Arran