Resources for professionals

We have worked with the University of Stirling, and other partners, to develop resources for professionals who work with neglected children.

Be Professionally Curious!
Guidance to support the police and other professionals spot signs of neglect early.

Action on Neglect resource pack
Action on Neglect is a resource pack for practitioners who work with neglected children. It supports teachers, nurses and social workers to provide the best possible response to children experiencing neglect.

Department for Education training materials on child neglect
Action for Children produced training materials on child neglect which are available on the Department for Education (DfE) website.

Review of Child Neglect in Scotland (2012)
This project, funded by the Scottish Government and undertaken in partnership with the University of Scotland, addresses how well we are helping children at risk of, or experiencing neglect in Scotland.

Evaluation of the Action for Children UK Neglect Project (2012)
A four-year (2008-2012) evaluation by the University of Salford of the Action for Children UK Neglect Project which looks at the impact of interventions to improve outcomes for children.

Neglecting the issue (2011) / Esgeuluso'r mater (Cymraeg)
Highlights existing knowledge and evidence on the impact, causes and responses to child neglect in the UK.

Child neglect experiences from the front line (2010)
Evidence of the damaging effects of neglect and the challenges of dealing with the issue as told by the professionals on the front line.

Seen and now heard (2010)
Findings from a consultation on neglect involving over 3,000 eight to 12 year olds, making it one of the biggest studies of its kind.

Neglect: research evidence to inform practice (2009)
A review of the research evidence to inform practice from Action for Children consultancy services.

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