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The Safeguarding Alliance

Understanding Affluent Neglect


2 hours

Suitable for

Staff in organisations such as education, health and care, registered child minders and community based projects


Online, Face to Face, Bespoke

Do you feel you fully understand affluent neglect?

Globally Neglect is still one of the most common reasons for child protection proceedings but can often be missed or dismissed by professionals.

There is a lack of awareness around affluent neglect which presents practitioners with added complexities.

This course will develop your awareness and understanding of affluent neglect ensuring you are able to identify and respond appropriately where a child and young person may be at risk.

  • Intended learning
  • More information
  • Bespoke Training
  • Understand the rise in affluent neglect
  • Understand how to manage critical incidents relating to affluent neglect
  • Identify the barriers prohibiting parent/carer engagement and develop strategies in approaching affluent neglect
  • Identify risk factors that make children vulnerable in affluent circumstances
  • Assert professional authority with affluent parents when there are concerns
  • Balance the needs of the child over the parents/carers

This course is available online, face to face or bespoke to your organisation. If your organisation would prefer an invoice this can be selected as a choice at the final stage of purchasing online via My Cart. If you would like further assistance with invoicing please contact us.


  • If you choose the online option you will receive a registration email following completion of your booking.
  • One week prior to your training date you will receive a reminder email for your registration and any pre-course information
  • Our online courses work in most browsers and we recommend your browser is up to date to ensure you can access the course.
  • Our chosen platform is Zoom and we recommend your internet filtration system allows access to this platform.

Face to Face

  • If this course is not currently showing a face to face option please feel free to contact is to discuss a bespoke option.
  • If you choose the face to face option you will receive a confirmation email following completion of your booking with further details.
  • One week prior to your training date you will receive a reminder email and any pre-course information.

Following completion of your training you will receive your certificate, any relevant links and post course information.

Our training courses can be delivered as a bespoke option which is contextually for your setting. This includes references to local legislation, organisation policies and International best practice.

Please contact us directly for a one to one consultation.

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.

Bespoke options are available, please contact us.