To maintain a positive relationship with children, there is a need for the child to understand that you will be there for them to listen to and work through any problems in a calm and relaxed manner. To spend time with a child doing activities that they enjoy will give them a feeling of worth, that they are important and that their feelings and thoughts are valued. It is also important not to be critical or put down any person that might be important in a child’s life, no matter what the circumstances are. When building relationships with children it is vital that I find out what their likes and dislikes are, this could be something as simple as finding out what their favourite food is or putting their favourite cartoon on television for them to watch as it makes a child feel like you are listening to them for the small and not so important things in life and so in turn helps in the process of building trust and then a child can feel secure and confident that you will deal with other significant issues with the same attention.
Making sure you are listening to the children when they are talking, this will show them that you are interested and value their opinion. Show that you are approachable, this will put children at ease, children of all ages and abilities and culture should feel secure and valued. When children see how adults behave they will copy this behaviour and take this into adulthood so it is important that they have good role models. 1.2• describe with examples how to behave appropriately for a child or young person’s Stage of development. When dealing with children you should ensure that when communicating with them you take into account their age, stage of development.
1.2 Relationship building is important when working with children and young people. The way this is done is by being a positive role model. The young person must feel comfortable when I am helping/supporting the young person with work. When working with children I have to make sure that when working with then that I use easy to understand words. Towards children I must show a caring approach and listen to them when they are asking me question and make eye contact so they know that I am listening to them.
COMMUNICATION UNITS UNIT 1–COMMUNICATION AND PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE &ADULTS UNIT 7-DEVELOP PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH CHILDREN,YOUNG PEOPLE & ADULTS Why is effective communication so important when developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults? (1 1.1) Effective communication is important especially with children as they need to learn how to communicate themselves. We should always be aware OS what we are saying to children at times of stress. Lack of communication can cause serious misunderstanding between each other, which can lead to bad feeling. We are more likely to communicate with each other if we have positive relationships.
CU1522 - Develop positive relationships with children, young people and others involved in their care 1.1 Explain why positive relationships with children and young people are important and how these are built and maintained Positive relationships with children and young people are important because you want children and young people in your care to feel safe and comfortable, so when a child is bought into a care setting they will find it easier to separate from their parents. Positive relationships will encourage children and young people to show their interests so that they are more likely to participate in activities and carers can plan activities to suit the child or young person. Positive relationships also encourage language development as children and young people feel comfortable and confident talking to their carer, carers also learn the childs/young persons emotions and expressions and respond quickly and effectively. 2.1 Explain why positive relationships with people involved in the care of children and young people are important Positive relationships with colleagues are important as good communication is needed so everyone can work together to meet each individuals needs, to make sure appropriate information is shared. If positive relationships are not present it may cause a bad feeling in the setting so people may not work well together and children, young people and parents may feel uncomfortable in the setting.
A teenager would need a different approach, for example simply chatting to them about their likes and dislikes, this shows them that you are interested in them as an individual. There are many other building blocks to developing and maintaining relationships with children and young people:- Being consistent and fair – children will learn to trust you if you are consistent and fair, ensuring that ones own behaviour is fairly
Effective communication is required to form positive relationships in children and young people in different settings such as in a formal, informal or professional aspect. Each of these requires you to consider how you approach others and how you respond to them. By approaching and responding in a positive way to children and young people will help them to feel more comfortable in forming these relationships. It is also important for us to model the skills required to enter into positive relationships. In forming these relationships we must remember the importance of building trust, being understood and being able to express ourselves to others in imparting with the relevant information.
They will also be less likely to develop emotional problems like depression or anxiety. Adults have got to take children seriously, listen to them, make them feel that they are important, encourage children to try things out for themselves. This can be done by being close by to them, so they know there is an adult there if they need them. This often gives them more confidence to try things. It is always good to praise the children when they are able to achieve something and to keep giving them encouragement all of the way.
Therefore it is essential that we behave in a very good mannered way, so that we could be good role models for them. When talking to them we should keep eye contact and smile, so they do not feel intimidated by us. Similarly with children who are a bit older you should keep eye contact and approach them a smile. We should also listen very carefully to what they are saying and show that you are very interested too, as the children can get very annoyed when do not have your full attention. Make sure that you come down to their level so that you don't look intimidated to them.
Communication and professional relationships with children young people and adults. 1.1 Communication is the most important part of building positive relationships with anyone, this helps develop better relationships skills these skill include clear expression, good listening skills and being able to adapt to different situations and scenarios we need to make the person feel at ease comfortable and confidence to build a trusting relationship with each other. The wonderful thing about children and young people is that they are all different. this means that we need to adapt the way in which we approach and communicate with them according to their age/stage of development, needs and personality. 1.2 There are various factors which contribute to the development of positive relationships; these principles of relationship building can be divided into categories, the key ones being the need for effective and clear communication with any human being.