Child Neglect – Level 3

  • Duration: 4 hours

By the end of this course leaners should be knowledgeable and confident in recognising the signs of Neglect, understanding Parenting Capacity, understanding the impact of Neglect, how to effectively manage staff, the importance of training and development, accountability, the role of a manager and the importance of reflective practice.


Course content

Module 1 – Overview

  • What is Neglect
  • Parenting Capacity
  • Types of Neglect
  • Who is at risk
  • Signs of Neglect
  • Impact and effects
  • Outcomes and statistics

Module 2 – Managing staff

  • Policies and procedures
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Training
  • Accountability
  • When an allegation is made about a member of staff
  • Mandatory requirements

Module 3 – The role of Managers

  • Managers
  • Local Safeguarding Children’s Board
  • Membership of LSCBs
  • Accountability
  • Future Changes
  • Law and Legislation
  • The Child Protection/Safeguarding process
  • The Referral process
  • Early Help Services
  • Child Protection Proceedings
  • Multi Agency working and Information Sharing
  • Data Protection

Module 4 – Learning lessons

  • Case Study
  • Serious Case reviews

References

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
Laming, L (2009) The Protection of Children in England: A progress report.August 2018
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/child-neglect  Accessed August 2018
http://www.lrscb.org.uk>llr-neglect-toolkit  – Accessed 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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