If they feel comfortable then they will be more likely to communicate effectively. It is necessary to spend time and energy building strong relationships with the children in our care and also adults that we are working with as well. By showing respect and listening to what people are saying around us, we acknowledge that they are valued as a person by taking time to understand each individual’s needs,
Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with: Children Young people Adults Effective communication is fundamental in building positive relationships with all children, young people and adults. Children and young people acquire their communication skills by observing how adults interact with each other which will influence how they communicate and behave. Therefore, it is important for the Teaching Assistant, and other carers involved, to act as positive role models. Children and young people need to feel comfortable within their surroundings enabling them to separate more easily from their parents/carers. As they become more emotionally secure they are likely to become more actively involved with play or learning activities.
Diverse groups of individuals can work well together, forming a strong team and how communication amongst professionals when forming a multi-disciplinary team ensures that the best care and development is available for the children involved. The Common Assessment Framework (CAF) explains how professionals working together should share a common goal for children and their families enabling access to appropriate facilities and services. Self awareness and self concept assures we are informed and sensitive about our intra-personal skills and inter-personal skills enabling interaction with others making it possible as a practitioner to perceive and recognise the needs of others, potentially making a difference to their life (Oliver and Pitt, 2011). Self-awareness requires us to take a critical look at ourselves and the organisation we belong too, therefore recognising our own strengths and weaknesses, enabling us to learn from others while developing and improving standards of positive relationships by using empathy, inter-personal and intra-personal skills. In early years settings it is likely there will be a range of experiences and qualifications as well as diversity amongst colleagues ensuring it is a strong team rather than leading to critism behind closed doors.
Nicola Williams unit 1 1.1 page 1 Effective communication is important when developing positive relationships as you need to use communication skills when dealing with others. If teachers and students communicate effectively to children, young people or adults they will enable them build a strong relationship. Communicating is a two way strategy which is involves listening and speaking between teachers, children, young people and adults. How we listen to each other is very important as being empathic builds a good relationship. Communicating in a correct way enables children, young people and adults to learn effective language skills as they are very important for children and are essential for children to access the curriculum and foundation
We have to be able to share our experiences and mistakes so as we can learn from each other. To be able to care for the child we must not only build a relationship with them but also with their parents / carers and others in their family, we have to be able to maintain this relationship as well, this can be done daily by simple gestures such as waving hand for hello or goodbye, listening and taking interest in what the child or others have to say. Through communication we are able to reassure and comfort each other, express what our needs are and help others with their needs, guide each other and try to help resolve conflicts or disagreements. Through communication we can show our love for one another. 2.
Effective communication can benefit your working role especially relationships between you and the children in your care or key children you or your colleagues and between you and parents. When communicating with children you need to be at their level and having eye contact is important. Its good to take time and allow time for the child to absorb what's said and maybe relay back to you what you have said, use open-ended questions to understand the point that being made, be open-minded and try to understand their point of view, use age-appropriate language maybe alongside pictorial communication or these can be used alone , be consistent and use positive body language, when talking ensure your showing respect for where you talk and the way you talk. When communicating with parents its so important that they feel you understand, listen, care about what they are saying and that they feel you value their child's development to ensure this you should have a range of effective communication methods like telephone,email,face to face and home communication books.
TDA31 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults | | TDA31-1.1 Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. | | To have a positive relationship with children, young people and adults you will need to show them effective communication skills with you and other peers. How you approach people and how you respond to them should all come into account. You should always try to make children feel comfortable in your presence and try to put them at ease. To develop a positive relationship with a child can often take some time.
Effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults in all aspects of life and at any age whether it would be with relatives, friends, neighbours, colleagues or even total strangers. Also effective language skills are essential for children to access the curriculum. In the classroom, spoken language is the main way that teachers teach and children learn. Therefore if the skill of communicating in an effective manner isn’t learned or grasped at an early age then it could lead to various difficulties in terms of interacting with other people. In my experience, good communication is also important when clear expectations and boundaries are established and point made as plainly and as simply as possible.
Unit 301 PC 1.1 Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. Answer Communication is a two way system. In order for it to be effective a person must be able to listen to others and also be able to use speech to communicate with them. Listening to a person will allow you to fully understand their needs and if you respond to them in an empathetic manner they will feel supported and understood. This will then help to build a good relationship.
By having open and good ways of communicating with each other it enables all parties to have a very good understanding of each child’s individual needs and it will help form part of their development plan. Body language and facial expressions are a form of communicating, and by having these good communication skills, practitioners are more likely to have strong relationships with the children and their parents. It is essential that practitioners maintain a professional relationship and communicate effectively as it will help to breakdown any tensions, help with transitions from one setting to another, settle the child into settings, have a good understanding of the child and working in partnership with the parents. 2.2 Describe the factors to consider when promoting effective communication. A practitioner would need to consider many factors when