The Alaska Center for Resource Families Web Based Course


Neglect : The Hole In the Middle

3.0 Training Hours








Goal of this Course:

This course explores the effect of neglect on the child coming into foster care, the impact it has on his developing brain and body, and how foster parents can best meet the needs of the neglected child in their care.

Upon completing this course, the student will:

  • know how often neglect affects children nationwide and in Alaska

  • be able to define neglect

  • know how neglect impacts brain development, attachment, and eating habits

  • be able to identify common delays and effects in neglected children

  • know how to provide a structured environment in the foster home

  • be able to identify Alaska resources

Technical Requirements:

  • Web Browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Netscape Navigator
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (Download free at Adobe Acrobat. )


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