Cost - Bespoke price upon request

Format - Virtual

Duration - 1 Day

Course Introduction

The course will enable safeguarding professionals to develop their knowledge and skills in a multi-agency arena to better evaluate risks in the field of neglectful care of adolescents and to use intervention strategies to safeguard and promote development in the adolescent assisting them to recover and thrive.

Difficulty - Advanced

Next Course Date -Upon request

Benefits of the course

  • Name the key elements of the Neglect strategy and their roles and responsibilities within this.
  • Understand relevant legislation, guidance, policy, and research that underpin the multi-agency response to adolescent neglect.
  • Learn from partnership reviews the key elements that lead to negative and tragic outcomes in cases and how supervision and peer reviews locally can assist in problem-solving neglect cases.

Topics Covered

  • Recognise the different types of neglect, the importance of timely accurate and detailed recording and reporting and the importance of appropriate information sharing with partners to enable accurate and thorough risk assessments to take place.
    •Understand how neglect of adolescents may impact on their behaviour, emotional wellbeing and overall development and increase their vulnerability to external influences including crime.
    •Recognise the effects of neglect on adolescents with disabilities, leading to greater vulnerability and identify strategies to support parents/carers to ensure each adolescent is supported and encouraged to thrive.
    •Understand transgenerational neglect and the impact on families long-term and how successful response involving development of parent/carer skills and the understanding of the adolescent can ultimately reduce neglect across the generations.
    •Develop knowledge of current available support groups, charities, and partner initiatives available to signpost parents/carers and adolescents to so positive changes can assist the adolescent to develop to their full potential.
    •Understand the importance of recognising how our own beliefs culture and judgements can impact on our ability to engage communicate and support adolescents, parents, and carers.

Course Description

Using research and a variety of toolkits participants will learn from assessment, analysis, and intervention methodology how to best support the adolescent and enable positive changes in their lives.

Course Outcomes

See Topics Covered

Who The Course is For

Course Aimed at –GP’s, Healthcare, Mental Health staff, Child psychologists, Child psychotherapists, Adult learning disability staff, Youth Offending team staff, Acting DSL’s, Police

Technical Requirements

Laptop with audio and video access is required for all virtual training.