• How to recognise the six categories of neglect: medical, nutritional, emotional, physical, educational and supervisory.
• Why the the simultaneous occurrence of substance misuse, domestic abuse and mental health problems in families puts children at increased risk of significant harm.
• How being neglected affects children – from the prenatal period to adolescence.
Resources in this hub can help you meet point 5 of the Knowledge and skills statement for child and family practitioners: Abuse and neglect of children.
Introduction to neglect
Assessments and decision making
Child protection plans
Overview: thresholds and risk factors
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Child development and assessment tools
The impact of neglect
0 to two years
Two to four years
Five to 11 years
Intervening in neglect
Evidencing neglect in court
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