Call for a national strategy to tackle child neglect.

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The University of East Anglia and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) have published an important report highlighting the prevalence of neglect in child protection cases and the emotional damage it causes, and outlining the case for a national strategy to tackle the problem. Based on interviews with 100 professionals across England, as well as a specialist national seminar and a focused literature review, the report profiles current challenges and achievements in work with children and families where neglect and associated emotional harm are issues; reviews recent research and...

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