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Professor Sharon Dawe

Parenting, emotional regulation and substance use: the challenge of changing intergenerational histories

by Insight

In order to change intergenerational patterns of adversity associated with problematic substance use, it is essential to attend to family functioning and outcomes for children. This presentation will discuss examples from the Parents under Pressure (PuP) program to illustrate how workers may enhance family-level interventions in practice.

Professor Sharon Dawe is a clinical psychologist and academic. She has worked in academic settings for over twenty-five years and has an international reputation in the field of addiction, child and family studies, child maltreatment and child development.