Social and Emotional Development Physical development Communication and Language Personal Social and Emotional Development (PSED) Children must be provided with experiences and support which will help them to develop a positive self of themselves and others, to have respect for others social skills and a positive disposition to learning, practitioners must ensure support for children’s emotional well being enabling them to know themselves and what they can do. For children this means being special to someone and well cared for this is vital for their physical social and emotional well being. When a child is acknowledged by the important people in there life, a child will grow in confidence, and gain inner strength through their secure attachments with them. Exploration within a close relationship will lead to growing self assurance, which will promote a sense of belonging allowing the child to explore the world from a secure base. A child needs an adult to set a good example and to give them opportunities to interact with others so they can develop positive ideas both about themselves and others.
Unit 1 Identify the different reasons people communicate Communication is a tool with which influence can be exercised on others. Communication can be used to bring out changes in attitudes, motivate people and establish and maintain relationships. Communication is vital for seeking and providing information. We communicate to express our emotions like courage or fear, joy or sorrow, satisfaction or disappointment with appropriate gestures and words. Communication is crucial for developing positive relationships with children, young people and their families, colleagues and other professionals.
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.
1.1• describe how to establish respectful, professional relationships with children and Young people. When building relationships with children and young people it is important to adapt your behaviour and communication accordingly: Make sure the children know the ground rules and boundaries. Let children have the opportunity to put forward their own ideas and allow them to express themselves in their own time using their own words. Give children your full attention when working with them, which you can achieve through body language, facial expression, speech and gesture. Making sure you are listening to the children when they are talking, this will show them that you are interested and value their opinion.
Unit 301 Outcome 1 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults. With in this assignment I am going to understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. 1.1 Effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults this helps use better understand a person or situation and enables us to resolve differences, build trust and respect and create environment where creative ideas, problem solving, affection and caring can flourish. Effective communication is about more than just exchanging information, it's also about understanding emotions behind information, it enables you to communicate even negative or difficult messages with out creating conflict or destroying trust. Effective communication combines a set of skills including non verbal communication, attentive listening, the ability to mange stress in the moment, the capacity to recognize, understand own emotion and those of the person you are communicating with.
For example, with people from different cultures or with different religious beliefs. Considering the ideas and opinions of others is effective in building positive relationships as people feel valued and are more likely to feel comfortable when speaking with you. Some people may have issues which are personal to them as an individual so particular care is needed to converse with them about these issues. We should always be clear on key points and ensure that information is passed on in an understandable manner, especially with children who can become easily distracted from the main point of a conversation or lesson plan. A way to help this is to ask a child to repeat back what you have
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.
1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate Children need to express their needs to share ideas and information they need to reassure how to build relationships and socialise. They need to ask questions and share their experiences. Communication is really important in order to establish and maintain relationships with children, we need to give and receive information and instructions, and we should understand and be understood to share our opinions, knowledge, feelings and emotions. We should give encouragement and show others that they are valued. Communication is an essential tool because the members of staff can use this to meet the needs of children because it is a basic requirement of a job role to communicate with individuals
Children and young people should feel comfortable to express themselves freely and to know that adults are responding positively to these expressions. Teachers and supporting staff have to know the child and her family to be able to build a trusting relationship and to break communication barriers, if there is any. It is vital to be able to exchange information that will enable people involved to understand issues that might arise in a working environment. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of your work Give at least one example with staff,parents,children and other professionals. One has to have effective communication skills in order to be able to gain the trust and respect in working environment.