Cypcore 3.5 Essay

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Joanna Molenda SKILLS 04.05.2014 CYP Core 3.5 Develop positive relationships with children, young people and others involved in their care. 1. Be able to develop positive relationships with children and young people. 1.1. Explain why positive relationships with children and young people are important and how these are built and maintained. Children and young people become confident, independent and most resilient where they are secure in the relationships around them. Relationships take time to become established, because they are based on a growing understanding of one another. Effective communication helps children and young people develop confidence, feelings of self-worth and positive relationships with others. It also helps them grow into adults who have positive feelings about themselves and others. When children and young people have positive relationships with practitioners, it gives them emotional security, as they know that there always is someone who cares for them and to whom they can turn to. Thanks to this, children and young people develop trust in other people and their confidence grows, which enables them to better participate in activities as well as better handle difficult situations. When practitioners accept children and young people for who they are, it is easier for children and young people to accept themselves and develop good self-esteem. Also when children and young people feel confident and comfortable in their relationships with others and have a sense of wellbeing, it is less likely for them to exhibit unacceptable behaviour. Having someone they can talk to and share ideas, encourages children and young people to develop
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