Introduction to Neglect On-Line Workshop
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Introduction to Neglect
To help practitioners recognise the signs and symptoms of neglect and equip them with tools to help them asses and plan an intervention where neglect is a concern.
An interactive on-line workshop to support professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
Aims & Objectives: By the end of this half day workshop the participants will be able:
- to list the signs and symptoms of neglect
- to describe the accumulative impact of neglect on children
- to demonstrate an ability to undertake risk assessments in the case of neglect
- to understand the importance of chronologies, especially where neglect is a concern
Target Group: Groups: Group 1-2 Staff in infrequent contact with children, young people and/or parents/carers who may become aware of possible abuse or neglect. Examples: Librarians, GP receptionists, community advice centre staff, groundsmen, recreation assistants, environmental health officers, hospital support staff, and receptionists, volunteers and new starters to Childrens Workforce. Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff, who may be in a position to identify concerns about maltreatment.