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Published on 06 February 2021

Understanding Neglect

Event date: 03/03/2021 09:30 - 16:00 Export event

Date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021 (9:30 -16:00)

Venue: Education Development Centre, Pelsall Lane, Rushall, WS4 1NG Enquiries: 01922 650715


Understanding Neglect 

Target Group: Level 2

This Multi-Agency training course will increase practitioners’ knowledge and confidence in identifying neglect and understanding the impact on children and young people. This training is particularly relevant for those professionals that have contact with children and young people.


  • To develop an understanding of what constitutes as neglect and the impact upon children and young people.
  • To develop an understanding of neglect in relation to child development.
  • To recognise and have knowledge of the signs and impact of children and young people who are, or maybe neglected.
  • To understand your professional role in assessing neglect and thinking about the ‘now what?’

 Learning Outcomes:

  • To be able to recognise and understand what constitutes as Neglect and the agencies roles and responsibilities in responding to neglect.
  • To understand what theories are important in understanding the impact of neglect and how these can be related to practice.
  • To have an awareness of the assessment and intervention tools available in Walsall in responding to Neglect.
  • To increase your confidence in responding to situations where a child or young person is suffering neglect at the hands of their parents/carers.

Author: Amandeep Sandhar

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