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Recognising and Responding to Neglect ( Group 3 ) FULL

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Date(s) - 19/10/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Important Information:

THIS TRAINING IS NOW DELIVERED VIRTUALLY so there is no venue – the training provider, Dialogue, will send you a calendar invite with joining instructions. Please look out for this, with out this invite and instructions, you won’t be able to attend.

By booking this date you are committing to attend both sessions

This training is now delivered as a virtual course over 2 days both sessions need to be attended.
Day 1 : 19th October 2020 – 9:00am –  1:00pm
Day 2 : 26th October 2020 – 9:00am – 10:30am (full attendance on both days is required)


This course is fully-funded for Partners (including Police, Health, Education, Children Services, Probation). Other organisations may have to pay. We charge £45 for a half day course and £90 for a full-day course. If you are unsure as to whether you have to pay, please email

Who should attend:

Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents and carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns e.g. paediatricians, GPs, midwives, school nurses, nurses, health visitors, residential staff, teachers, youth workers, probation staff, sports club welfare offices, those working with adults in, for example, learning disability, mental health, alcohol and drug misuse services and the police

At the end of the session delegates will be able to:

Recognise the signs and symptoms of neglect
Recognise the impact of both short and long term neglect on children
Work with families in a way which effectively supports them to address neglect
Undertake difficult conversations with families about neglect
Identify the key features of effective assessments of neglect
Implement appropriate interventions to reduce the risk and prevent cases from drifting
Recognise the changing features of neglect with the age of the child


If you have a DEL account, click here to book a place on the training – if you don’t have an account, please fill in the training course request below.

Cancellation Policy – unless there are extenuating circumstances, you will be charged if you don’t attend or if you cancel your place less than 4 weeks before the training date. Even if the training is fully funded by the Devon & Children Families Partnership (DCFP), we still maintain the right to charge as non-attendance prevents someone else from attending. For more details, contact

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