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What is the Child Neglect and its Causes Course?

The neglect of children and young people by their primary caregivers is a significant issue that has a damaging effect on the development of affected children in both the short and long term.

It affects all aspects of emotional, physical, cognitive and behavioural development, and children may be affected by neglect at any point in their life, from early years to adolescence. It is, therefore, important that all those coming into contact with potential victims are properly prepared to understand and identify neglect when they encounter it.

Who is the Child Neglect and its Causes Course Suitable For?

This Child Neglect and its Causes course is suitable for those working with or in the presence of children and requiring a basic understanding of child neglect.

What’s Included in the Child Neglect and its Causes Course?

This online Child Neglect and its Causes course will provide base level knowledge and understanding of the various forms of neglect, their effects on the victim and the key reasons why neglect occurs.

Course Content

  • Examples of neglect
  • A definition of child neglect
  • Types of neglect
  • The effects of neglect (including case studies)
  • The causes of neglect

Course Duration

35 minutes

Available In

Audio with Subtitles

Delivered Online

Via the internet