keeping training up-to-date in safeguarding issues. Assessment observations to help identify any additional support that is needed. Keeping children safe from accidents laws and procedures, working with other agencies. Crime and bullying. Forced marriages gender inequality, poverty, negative traditional or religious practices, failure to enforce laws, conflicts, disasters and emergency.
We may notice physical signs or changes in a child’s behaviour, or the child may hint or disclose to us that they are being abused or bullied. We must also think about how we would respond if a child were to hint or disclose this to us. Always: * report concerns about possible signs or changes in behaviour to the designated person or manager * take what children say seriously – it will take a lot of courage to tell us and children will rarely lie about abuse * reassure children that they are not to blame if they tell us they have been abused * tell children that we will have to tell someone who can help them * write down what we have observed or what has been said – but keep
When relating to the policies that affect the safety and lives of children and young people, these normally focus on guidelines on keeping young people away from dangers and reaffirming their chance of having positive lives. Safeguarding The safeguarding policies put in place by the government define the act of safeguarding as protecting children from mistreatment, preventing impairment of a child’s health and development and taking action to enable children to have the best outcome possible given their circumstances. This benefits all children by given them the right through both government legislation and the morality of the issue. An example of this would be enforcing that all adults of a child or young person based institution, such as a school, are given a criminal record's check. This ensures that anyone working with children has never proven to have a crime that may directly danger a child.
1.2 2.3 Children should be raised in positive circumstances by providing safe and caring environments. Parents or carers who fail to protect or care for their children could be to court and the child be then removed and placed in care. Wider forms of safeguarding also include risk assessments such as providing a safe environment inside and outside a school setting. Adhering to school policies, procedures and legistrations i.e. health and safety, fire drills and missing children.
A tantrum will be ignored by the teachers but if a child is expressing negative behaviour such as hitting, they will then be told to stop in a firm voice (not shouting) Vygotsky - Adults should provide a play based curriculum and engage with children in play activities to extend their learning. Children also learn from their peers. There should be a balance between child-led and adult-led play. This is central to the Early Years Foundation Stage. * This theory is very accurate to everyday life in the nursery.
Preventing unsuitable people from working with children. Having systems and processes that ensure children are kept safe and allow for poor and unsafe practice to be challenged. Identifying instances in which there are grounds for concern about a child’s welfare, and initiating or taking appropriate action to keep them safe and contributing to effective partnership working between all those involved with providing safeguarding services for
It Explains what to say and do if someone touches your body when you do not want to be touched, especially when the action involves the touching of private parts. "Be careful and stay safe" explains how the world can seem so perilous, especially where our children are concerned. But even very young children can learn basic skills for staying safe in ordinary situations and preparing for emergencies. Without scaring kids, this book teaches little ones how to avoid potentially dangerous situations, ask for help, follow directions, use things carefully, and plan ahead. Includes questions, activities, and safety games that reinforce the ideas being taught.
One key example is early intervention; they are able to intervene with a situation almost immediately depending if the evidence gathered and shared to other professionals shows the Childs safety is being compromised. Helping to promote the safeguarding legislation and “Every Child Matters”- Being safe. This way of working also provides a universal of services to support families who may be struggling with certain things e.g financial issues. Multi agencies are a formal arrangement. Some other benefits of this co-operation between different professionals help to maintain the focus on the child, while in the educational system.
Resubmission : Unit 5: The principles underpinning the role of the practitioner working with children E1 The practitioner’s main responsibilities in working in a professional relationship with children in schools is making sure children are listened to and valuing their opinions. Children should feel secure and valued because it will make them feel that they have a sense of belonging and including them no matter what their race, religion, abilities, disabilities or culture is. Listening to children is an important part in a relationship with children. If a child has any worries or concerns they should be able to talk to the practitioner because if the practitioner isn’t approachable the child may be suffering and feel they have no one to
Explain the strategies and methods that can be used to support children/young people and their families where abuse is suspected or confirmed. I will be explaining strategies and methods that can be used to support children and young people and their families where abuse is suspected or confirmed, with these strategies it help prevent more cases in abuse and can give families conformation on whether their child is a suspected case of abuse. Empowering Children. Means to give a child power and telling them their rights as children, explain to them right from wrong. This will help now and the short term because if they have been abused and the abuser was telling them that it is normal and not bad this strategy will open their eyes to