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HSCB - Introduction to Child Neglect **NEWLY DEVELOPED COURSE**

An interactive, one day development workshop which will enable those who work with children and their families, in a variety of settings, to recognise signs and indicators of children and young people who are, or may be, neglected.

One day course for

Aimed at multi-agency practitioners and voluntary sector workers, with knowledge ranging from basic awareness to that of more experienced practitioners

Presented by

Children's Services Workforce Development Team, Reconstruct Ltd - Steve Alexander

HCC staff - please use the booking links on the right hand side of the page

Isle of Wight staff - please use the booking links below:

Course pre-requisites:

Delegates must have previously completed the Virtual College eLearning modules listed below, and must bring certificates of completion to this training.  Instructions for how to access Virtual College eLearning can be found here.

  • Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Foundation
  • Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Core
Delegates must also be familiar with Hampshire's Neglect Strategy and Toolkit, links below:

Learning Outcomes:

  • To understand the concept of significant harm / neglect as identified in IOW and HSCB Neglect Strategy
  • To identify indicators of the four types of neglect and consider the significance of individual perspectives when identifying neglect and the implications for practice
  • To have been introduced to a guide to recognising neglect in children
  • To understand the concept of ‘good enough’ parenting
  • Have explored issues of assessing parental capacity to change

Course content and methodology:

A one day workshop which aims to fully engage all participants by utilising different methods e.g. presentations, open discussions, role play, and group work

Isle of Wight staff - please use the booking links below:

14 March 2018 @ Innovation Centre, Newport

4 May 2018 @ Community Learning Centre, Ryde

12 June 2018 @ Innovation Centre, Newport

16 July 2018 @ Innovation Centre, Newport

16 October 2018 @ Community Learning Centre, Ryde

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) offer free training to their partner agencies*.  In the case of non-attendance or cancellation within 48 hours of an event a fee of £120 will be incurred.  This fee will be waived if a substitute delegate is sent instead but you must let us know if this happens.  All cancellations or changes must be sent in writing to

*HSCB Partner agencies = Hampshire County Council including Schools and Colleges –Hampshire Early Years Settings and Childminders - Hampshire Constabulary - National Probation Service – Hampshire & IOW Community Rehabilitation Company – CAFCASS – NHS Hampshire CCGs including GPs– Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council – East Hampshire District Council – Eastleigh Borough Council – Fareham Borough Council – Gosport Borough Council – Hart District Council – Havant Borough Council – New Forest District Council – Rushmoor Borough Council – Test Valley Borough Council – Winchester City Council – Hampshire Fire & Rescue – Hampshire Armed Forces

Training is open to other agencies and individuals at a cost of £120 per delegate, please supply a name and address for invoicing purposes when booking

Working together to safeguard children

Other Booking Information

Please ensure you have read and understood the 'Course attendance fees' section, above.

IBC Users should book on-line - if you experience any difficulty please consult the Learning Zone Help pages in the first instance.  If you are unable to resolve your problem please email stating the nature of your issue.

Isle of Wight staff should book using the links identified for IOW staff above, rather than those on the right hand side of the page which are for HCC staff

Those without on-line access should use this  application form

Foster Carers: Use this application form to apply for training after liaising with your FPSW



Provided by: Children's Services Workforce Development Team

Course code: HSCB0007

Subscribers: £0