Practice Guidance

Neglect: risk assessment

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Introduction

Learning points Build an understanding of the relevance of an ecological perspective to the aetiology of child neglect. (Considering child/carer/environment, causation and consequences). Critically appreciate the wide-ranging impact of neglect across the whole of a child’s developmental spectrum (physical, cognitive, emotional/psychological and social). Recognise some of the components and tools appropriate in the assessment of […]

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