1.3 analyse a strategic national or local policy that has a positive impact on outcomes and life chances and young people. Howdon Children's Centre aims to achieve better outcomes for children through, early education integrated with Childcare and creche, family support, outreach, and child & family health services and adult training and employment support. The Centre is scrutinised by an Advisory Board made up of local parents and partner agencies. The Early Life Support team with an emphasis on delivering prevention services, provide a wide range of services to children aged 0-5 and their families. Parenting courses available include: Freedom Programme, Triple P, Speak Easy, Babyology, Mellow Parenting and Parenting Workshops.
Understand how to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following expected pattern 4. Understand the importance of early intervention to support the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people table 5. Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development
LEAD PACTICE IN PROMOTING THE WELL BEING AND RESILIENCE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE. 1.1 A child`s well-being is of great importance and Understanding what affects children’s subjective well-being is vital if they are to be encouraged and supported to be active participants in society, their community and family. The evidence shows that a low level of subjective well-being is associated with a wide range of social and personal problems. Children need to be given the conditions to learn and develop. This includes cognitive and emotional development, fostered through access to play in the early years and high quality education in school, and physical development, for example through a nutritious diet.
E7- Collate evidence which describes the role of the practitioner in meeting children’s learning needs. A1- Include a reflective account of the role of the practitioner in supporting the learning needs of children. The role of the practitioner is a variety of things that include being key worker this means that practitioners have a small group of children each that are there key children. it is then their job to observe and assess them and keep them on track with their development looking for any extra support that they need and if so then they need to put practice in place to help the children achieve the development milestones. Practitioners need to praise children and encourage them to succeed in their learning and give them the support they need.
1.4 Explain common barriers to integrated working and multi-agency working and how these can be over come. Multi-agency working brings together practitioners from different sectors and professions to provide an integrated way of working to support children, young people and families. It is a way of working that ensures children and young people who need additional support have exactly the right professionals needed to support them. Integrated working focuses on enabling and encouraging professionals to work together effectively to deliver effective care for children. Children in their early years may have a range of needs and the way that we work together as practitioners can have a positive impact on their health, development and learning.
Understanding partnership working within the context of services for children and young people 1.1: Explain why working in partnership with others is important for children and young people Working in partnership is important as it helps give children the best start in life. This is done by encouraging and challenging the children with activities guided by the EYFS framework. Working in partnership ensures that everyone is working together and is communicates about the child and their needs, it also means that specialist advice can be given to support the child in everyday practice. Partnership will also support and improve communication of the child’s family. 1.2 Identify who relevant partners would be in own setting In own setting the relevant partners would be; other nurseries, parents and carers, information services, health visitors, children’s centres, speech and language therapists, social services, educational therapists and education and welfare officers, these all benefit the children differently but make sure that they’re getting a good start in life for example social services ensure that they are getting treated right at home and in nursery, social services will be called if there is suspected or confirmed abuse and the child will be take away from their parents and either put in a foster home or put up for adoption 1.3 Define the characteristics of effective partnership working There are many different characteristics of effective partnership working, one of these is making sure that confidentiality laws are followed correctly and information is only shared with the relevant people.
With early intervention there are many services that parents can use relating to their child’s disabilities. Early intervention is for children from birth up until about kindergarten and it helps to prepare the family for the educational journey that they will face over the course of their life. There are not any weaknesses of early intervention. Early intervention is used to better the child and help build strengths where there are weaknesses. The strengths of early intervention are enhanced development, minimized developmental delays, and can decrease the need for special education in the future.
By ways of tracking and mapping out a child’s development and using milestones to give an idea of a typical child’s development for a particular age, it is easier to identify if a child is struggling in a certain area of development. This is beneficial to the child if they need additional support. i.e. if a child of 4 has not reached a milestone or shows signs of struggling to reach the milestone in speech, language and communication, therefore they will need additional support from care providers and may need speech/language therapy.
Eve Street CYP core 3.1 5.2 Evaluate the effect on children and young people of having positive relationships during periods of transition. If a child or young person has a strong relationship with someone such as a family member or friend who is supporting them during the transition process it can help the child considerably. If a child has no family member or friend to talk to he or she may feel confused, angry, up-set, overwhelmed or excluded if communication has is not aiding the transition. It is important that a child or young person also forms a strong relationship with someone in the childcare/school setting. This will be a key person who will have a positive relationship with that child providing them with security and emotional
They are responsible for teaching and learning for children in the early years and in primary schools, teaching and learning for young people under 19 in secondary and further education, supporting professionals who work with children and young people, helping disadvantaged children and young people achieve more, making sure local services protect and support children. This achieved with tools such as the national curriculum, EYFS, the Every Child Matters framework which states that every child should: enjoy and achieve, be healthy, achieve economic well being, stay safe, and make a positive contribution, school league tables, and reports from OFSTED. National government also funds research into educational based projects concerning children and young people, promote integrated working for those who work with children and young people and develop the role of non-government organisations such as charities and community organisations. Local government is responsible for providing services to all schools in the community, they will promote community cohesion, develop school policies including school management issues, behaviour management, staff training and development and SEN. The LEA will have policies that communicate their leadership to schools and will have specialist advisors for different areas of the curriculum.