Understanding and Identifying Neglect with a focus on Early Help

Date & Time:

Thursday 5 December 2019 (09:30 - 12:30)


Hertford, County Hall, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DF


Stage 2


Non-attendance and late-cancellation charges apply.


Target Audience: Professionals working with children and families across the children's workforce.


Aim of the Course: To provide professionals with a greater understanding of the concept of neglect and what current research tells us in relation to the abuse of children.


Attendance Criteria: Participants will have already attended child protection awareness training and have an understanding of the signs and symptoms of child abuse.


Learning Outcomes:

By end of the course participants will be able to:

  • establish a working definition of neglect
  • recognise signs and symptoms in children and young people who are suffering, or may be suffering, neglect
  • explore the impact of neglect on child development
  • make use of research and findings from Serious Case Reviews to inform practice
  • gain understanding of the importance of a multi-agency approach to neglect


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


jane.savage@hertfordshire.gov.uk (01992 588506)


David Watts

Venue Details:

Hertford, County Hall, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DF