Neglect and the Impact on Children and Young People (MACP) | Antser
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People

Level 3 Multi-Agency Child Protection (MACP) with a focus on Neglect

This highly specialised open course supports participants in identifying signs and indicators of neglect and the impact on children and young people
9:30 – 15:30 – Via Zoom
£60 + VAT
Dates: 22nd July 2024, 16th October 2024

Learning outcomes

  • To understand the characteristics of families who neglect and the risks of overestimating potential for improvement.
  • To understand the differences between neglect and other forms of child abuse
  • To gain knowledge of the messages from serious case reviews involving neglect
  • To understand the range of tools to assess the impact of neglect on the child and their development.
  • To understand the various theories around parenting styles and of ‘good enough’ parenting.
  • To learn about frameworks for the assessment of neglect and the use of the Salford Graded Care profile


To raise awareness and effectively equip practitioners with information from research and practice evidence to identify signs and indicators of neglect and the impact on children.

The course is aimed at staff who have previously attended Multi-Agency Child Protection Level 3 training, but no specialist knowledge is required. 

This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.

Our course covers the following topics:

  • Introduce self and aims for today
  • Definitions
  • Why a focus on Neglect is so important
  • Statistics
  • Families who neglect
  • Family relationship with professionals
  • Responding to Neglect
  • Comparing response to neglect with other types of abuse
  • Children & young people vulnerable to neglect
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Dates Available


  • 22nd July 2024
  • 16th October 2024

This course includes:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding practice reviews
  • Group work
  • Resources

Benefits of the course:

  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in the UK
  • Delivery from professional and expert facilitators in the field
  • Certificate of achievement

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