Updated Aug 21, 2019

Course Overview

This neglect training course covers all you need to know to be effective at spotting the signs of neglect in any context. From a definition of neglect, through examples and its effects, you’ll have an all-encompassing view of the subject and how to put your understanding to work.

You’ll discover how other signs like hunger, lack of hygiene and apathy can be indicators of neglect in a child as well as how to spot types of child abuse.

You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion, bearing your name, the CPD hours you’ve earned, the date and the learning objectives you have covered.

The course also contains additional resource materials, useful links to third party resources and a handy refresher guide.

Target Audience

This course is intended for everyone who works with or has contact with children, young people and their families. It’s an ideal abuse and neglect training online introduction.

Learning Objectives

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • What neglect is
  • Who neglects children and why it happens
  • The signs and symptoms of neglect
  • The points to consider and courses of action if you suspect someone is being neglected