Understanding and recognising the impactful nature of neglect on a child’s life. Learning how to spot the signs and symptoms of neglect including affluent neglect and how this can be managed within your setting. As well as practical exercises of how to gain support for the child. This course is designed for all people working closely with children in a wide range of settings. It will help you to identify, often the hidden abuse which comes with neglect and understanding the importance of spotting and recording all signs. We will also cover the relatively unknown factor of affluent neglect and its equally impactful nature on a child’s life. The course will look closely at disguised compliance and appreciate why it is so harmful for a child. We will look at a wide range of realistic scenarios which will equip staff with the skills and how best to respond in such situations, as well as how to access support for both the child and staff if required.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs), Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSLs), Headteachers, Safeguarding Governors or any Governor, Key Stage/Phase leads, Heads of Years, residential boarding staff, coaching staff or indeed anyone working closely with children.
KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES
This Masterclass will enable you to:
Understand the impact of neglect on a child’s development and the potential lifelong outcomes for the child.
To be able to recognise the signs and symptoms in order to identify the range of neglect issues.
To better understand affluent neglect and disguised compliance.
To be able to use support systems such as neglect toolkits to better inform your practice and decision making.
To be able to apply knowledge to a range of scenarios and access the best support for the child.
To know where to access support when dealing with neglect cases