Neglect Is the most common reason for children and young people to come to the attention of additional services and particularly Neglect accounts for 49% of all child protection plans according to a recent study conducted by the NSPCC.
This course will help participants to understand Neglect from the perspective of children/young people and families, and will help practitioners to identify, evaluate and plan where Neglect is a feature for children and young people.
- To understand the definition of Neglect for children and young people.
- To understand the different types of Neglect
- To consider what research tells us about Neglect.
- To learn how other types of abuse may lead to Neglectful situations for children and young people and understand the risk factors associated with Neglect which make children and young people at increased risk of harm.
- To learn what the incidence of Neglect is across the United Kingdom.
- To understand the importance of recognising and supporting families to make changes as early as possible where Neglect is a feature in family life.
- To understand the outcomes both long and short term for children and young people who experience Neglect.
- To recognise trauma and understand the importance of a trauma informed approach to manage and improve outcomes for children and young people.
- To review best practice strategies for working with children and young people who are or have experienced Neglect.
Additional Learning Outcomes:
- To understand the impact of Neglect on the developing brain.
- To learn about adverse childhood experiences (aces) and how to improve life chances for children where 4 or more aces have been present throughout childhood