Child neglect: e-learning course and optional workshop

Neglect can seriously harm children and young people’s wellbeing and development. Take our online learning course with accompanying workshop to discover what to do when presented with cases of neglect.

Course content

We offer the following courses to give multi-agency training and support around child neglect.

  1. A basic standalone e-learning course aimed at individuals and small organisations.
  2. A combined e-learning course and workshop with face-to-face time with practitioners from different agencies who deal with child neglect cases.

Organisations can choose to purchase the e-learning course on its own, but you will benefit more from the combined offer as the workshop brings together practitioners from across all of the agencies involved in child neglect cases.

The e-learning course has four sections:

  • Introduction
  • Understanding child neglect as a concept and how this affects your professional response
  • The systems approach
  • Neglect from a systems perspective.

Learning resource outline

The workshop is a one-day event and covers:

Learning outcomes

This useful e-learning course will help professionals working with children, including social care, nursery staff and others to:

The workshop allows attendees to:

Who should attend?

Any staff who are involved with identifying the neglect, including:


Child Neglect – e-learning and workshop includes a one-day event with the e-learning modules to be completed beforehand.

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