Neglect and Emotional Abuse: Face to Face Full Day Course 9.30am – 4.30pm

Course Description and Outcomes

This course helps participants explore definitions of neglect, its impact and how parents/carers own trauma influences parenting. Both local and nation case review learning will be considered and applied to practice. Participants will improve their skills in having courageous and strengths based conversations with families that facilitate and sustain change for children and young people.

Who is this course for?

This course is for all workers supporting or needing to consider the needs of children, young people and families.

How much?

There is a cost to attend this course for all partner agencies including the statutory and voluntary sectors. Some agencies have a pre-paid funding arrangement with us meaning the cost of attendance is already covered. These are:

  • Devon and Cornwall Police
  • Plymouth City Council
  • Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
  • City College Plymouth
  • Livewell Southwest
  • Plymouth Hospitals Trust
  • All Children’s Centre’s
  • All Childminders
  • All Nursery/Pre-school Settings

If you don’t work for any of the above agencies or services the cost to attend is £75 per person.

How can I book a space and what are the dates and times? 

You can book a space using our Microsoft Form online application by clicking on the link below.  We will confirm your space by email which will include the venue details.

The dates and times for the course are listed on our Microsoft Form online application.


Pre-course Preparation: Prior to attending the course the link below will take you to Plymouth’s multi agency Neglect Framework and Practice Guidance. Please read through this prior to the course to familiarise yourself with the types, signs and symptoms and practice issues such as parental motivation to change.

Plymouth Neglect Guidance