Explain The Importance Of Relationships For Children And Young People

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CYPOP14 1.1 Throughout development, children and young people will development different relationships. Some they will all encounter, and for others some extra ie. Speech therapists or other professionals. It is important that each person in their lives build a good relationship with them so they can develop into confident individuals able to survive in life. The relationship with parents/carers is the first and most important relationship in a child’s life.They need to have a strong bond or attachment to their primary carers to feel loved and secure. Parents are a childs first teachers so they build the basis for the development. It is important that the child is praised for their actions and not criticised to help build their self esteem and self worth. It is important for children and young people to have friends as they learn social skills that will be important to them throughout their lives. These skills can be vital to maintaining social relationships and help them be able to resolve conflict. Family can help provide a sense of support and help identify who we are. Extended family relationships ie grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, can often be a way of learning skills and provide us with emotional attachments which can be of great benefit during times of…show more content…
If a child does not feel safe in a setting, they will lack self esteem, not feel valued, low emotional development and so will have poor relationships. Leaving parents/carers can be very traumatic and so teachers need to form an attachment with children coming into their care.This will help them feel safe and secure away from home, and by feeling emotionally secure, they will feel able to take part in play and learning activities thus allowing their self esteem to
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