Neglect knowledge and practice hub
• How to recognise the six categories of neglect: medical, nutritional, emotional, physical, educational and supervisory.
• Why the ‘toxic trio’ – 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.
Introduction to neglect
Overview: thresholds and risk factors
Assessments and decision making
Child development and assessment tools
Child protection plans
Intervening in neglect
Evidencing neglect in court
Learning from serious case reviews
The impact of neglect
0 to two years
Two to four years
Five to 11 years
Effective multi-agency working
Outside resources: neglect
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