Neglect is the persistent failure to meet a child’s basic physical and / or psychological needs, likely to result in the serious impairment of the child’s health or development.

This three part course provides an overview, so you can learn the signs and symptoms of neglect and what to do if you suspect neglect, an exercise and scenarios section, and a quiz section.


Duration: 30 minutes

This course contains the following modules:

Module name Type Duration
Neglect Online 00:30:00


This course is intended for everyone who works with or has contact with children, young people, and their families.


This course you will learn:

  • Who neglects children 
  • Know the signs and symptoms of neglect
  • How children are affected
  • What to do if you suspect neglect


This interactive course gets you to question everything you know about neglect. Why does this occur? And how easy is it to identify? With it's insightful exploration into the subject and helpful examples and scenarios, this course provides you with the knowledge and confidence to know how to spot the signs of neglect and what to do if you suspect that a child is at risk.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name, completion date, CPD hours and learning objectives.

The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

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This course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.