Venue - School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Kirkcaldy
Time - 9.30 am - 3.30 pm
Aim - To enable practitioners to better understand the impact of neglect on children and what options for engagement are likely to lead to more positive outcomes.
Learning Outcomes – oncompletion of this training participants should be able to:
- Define the various types of neglect and the implications for child development
- Explain the various factors which may impact on the parent’s ability to meet their child’s needs
- Identify the difficulties for effective engagement in neglect situations and how these might be overcome via effective assessments and analysis
- Explain how early identification and coordinated intervention using GIRFEC can lead to positive outcomes for children who experience neglect.
Target Group - This is a one day introductory course aimed at all practitioners in the general workforce category who would be interested in a more detailed exploration of neglect and how it might impact on a child’s development and wellbeing.
Available dates -
Friday 26 April 2019
Thursday 6 June 2019
Wedensday 25 September 2019
All Fife Council employees should book via the Corporate Learning Management System. The link can be found at the bottom of the FISH home page.
Other partner organisations can book by following the link to our online booking form. Your place will be confirmed by e-mail.
If you require further help with booking please contact the CPC Support Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01592 583251
A copy of the full Fife Inter Agency Child Protection Training Programme for 2018 - 2019 can be accessed at the link below.
- David Howe (2001) and Jan Horwath [ed]: The Child’s World; Assessing Children in Need. Published by Jessica Kingsley.
- Child Welfare Information Gateway (2009) Understanding the effects of maltreatment on brain development (PDF). Washington, D.C.: United States Department of Health and Human Services.
- Horwath, J. (2013) Child neglect: planning and intervention. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Howe, D. (2011) Attachment across the lifecourse: a brief introduction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
- Brandon, M. et al (2013). Neglect and serious case reviews: a report from the University of East Anglia commissioned by NSPCC. London: NSPCC.
- Brandon, M. et al (2012). New learning from serious case reviews: a two year report for 2009-2011 (PDF). London: Department for Education.
- http://www.acrf.org/Self-StudyCourses/neglectcourse/nabout.htm(free online course)
These are the links to the film clips used in the training:
Further information for practitioners is available on the neglect page.