How neglect can affect children of different ages, the potential association between neglect and sexual abuse and harm, and assessing the risk and protective factors for reunification with parents, when neglected children have been taken into care.
Author: Sarah Naish, Inspire Training Group, Fostering Attachments
Publication Date: 7 December 2015
Therapeutic parenting is a term commonly used for foster carers, adopters and kinship carers who look after children who have suffered trauma, normally through early life neglect and/or abuse. The aim of therapeutic parenting is to enable the child to recover from the trauma they have experienced.