Child Neglect – Level 2

  • Duration: 3 hours

By the end of this course learners should be confident and knowledgeable in recognising the signs of Neglect, who is most at risk, the signs to look for, how to record, report and refer, the importance of policies and procedures and the process once a referral to statutory services has been made.


Course content

Module 1 – What is Neglect?

  • Definition of neglect
  • Types of neglect
  • Why children are neglected – who is at risk?
  • Neglect and other types of abuse

Module 2– Signs of neglect

  • Indicators and warning signs
  • Parenting capacity
  • Disclosure

Module 3 – Impact and Outcomes

  • Developmental Impact.
  • Long and short- term effects of neglect
  • Outcomes and statistics

Module 4- Professional responsibilities

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Opinions, facts and observations
  • Recording and monitoring
  • Communicating with families

Module 5 – What happens next?

  • The referral process
  • Early Help and Multi Agency working.

Module 6 – Case Study

  • The Miller Family

References

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/child-neglect  Accessed August 2018
http://www.lrscb.org.uk>llr-neglect-toolkit  – Accessed August 2018
Department of Health (2002) Learning from Past experiences – A review of Serious Case Reviews.
London: The Stationary Office. August 2018
Department for Education (2015) Working together to Safeguard Children, UK: Crown. August 2018
Radford, L et al (2011) Child abuse and Neglect in the UK today. August 2018
Brandon, M et al (2013) Neglect and Serious Case reviews: A report from the University of East Anglia commissioned by the NSPCC. August 2018
Charity Commission (2014) Safeguarding Children and Young People, Available at: Http://www.gov.uk&gt:Safeguarding children and young people (Accessed August 13th 2018)

There is no review for this course

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