Cyp Core 3.3 Task 5

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Assessment task – CYP Core 3.3 Understand how to safeguard the well being of children and young people. Task 5: The Anti-Bullying Alliance of the UK states: ‘’We want to stop bullying and create a safer environment in which children and young people can grow, play and learn’’. Task 5.1: An explanation of different types of bullying and the potential effects on children and young people. Types of bullying: The victims of bullying are usually different in some way from the bully; the differences may be as simple as a different physical characteristic or being seen as a swot. Bullying can be specific, for example, homophobic or gender based, racist or related to special educational needs and disabilities. Whatever the basis for the bullying it can take one or more of the following forms: 1; Physical Physical bullying can happen to any age of person whether it is children, young adults, adults or elderly people and any time. Physical bullying can be anything that has physical contact between one individual to another and any form of violence or threats. E.g. pushing, kicking, hitting, biting, poking, choking, slapping or pinching. The potential effects on children and young adults that are bullied could be: - Poor academic achievement. - Children/young people scared of walking to and from school. - Attempt suicide. - Truanting from school (to escape bullies). - Hungary (due to dinner being taken by bullies). - A child becomes withdrawn, lacks confidence and starts to stammer. - The child becomes distressed, anxious or depressed. - The child crying more (maybe at bed times or when alone) or suffers nightmares. - Loss of appetite. - The child suffers bruising, cuts, scratches etc. 2; Verbal - name-calling, insults, sarcasm, spreading rumours, persistent teasing. This is usually done to somebody that is known to them or has contact

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