Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People

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By promoting well-being and resilience in a child we are building their confidence and giving them a sense of self-worth they learn what is right and wrong and that they have a voice and what they say matters. This gives them the self-confidence to be able to say no or speak out if they feel the need to. By promoting well-being and resilience in a child we are building their confidence. If they are not comfortable in some situations then they know they will be listened to. Resilience is about being independent, standing on your own two feet or taking back the power. It is important because it can help reverse some of the effects that bullying can have on children and young people. It is also a life skill and will be useful to a child in many areas of life, it will give them confidence not only to stand up for themselves but also to champion the rights of others, it can help to increase the child’s value in themselves and helps to promote and restore self-esteem. If children are resilient they will be able to cope better with problems, they will have better health and they will be happier and more fulfilled. 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. You help build children's confidence, self-esteem and self-image. Having those will help anyone and build up resilience to try things out, not give in or to give up, learn that it's perfectly normal to try. By promoting the children’s
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