Understanding and Identifying Neglect with a focus on Early Help

Date & Time:

Tuesday 3 October 2023 (10:00 - 12:15)


Online Event - Microsoft Teams,


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

Places Available:


Further Information:


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


David Watts - Via Safeguarding Solutions Ltd

Venue Details:

Online Event - Microsoft Teams,

(01992 588506)

This is a virtual training course and delegates will be sent an invitation via Microsoft Teams to join the event. Please note that your email address may be visible to other delegates on the Microsoft Teams  invite.