It also states that services must be put into place to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within the area who are in need.The Education Act:This sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm.Children’s Act 2004This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters. It states that all services work more closely, forming a better service using a shared database of information which is relevant to the safety and welfare of children and giving earlier support for parents who are experiencing problems. Schools must
TDA 2.9 supporting children and young people’s positive behaviour 1.1 All staff member’s within the setting need to be aware of the policies and procedures when dealing with children’s behaviours. This is very important so the children and young people are aware of the behaviour management within the setting, by following the policies and procedures children will also know that there is a flow for both negative and positive behaviours. Policies and procedures within the setting cover various areas such as behaviour, code of conduct, rewards and sanctions, dealing with conflict and inappropriate behaviour, anti-bullying and attendance. Behaviour policy The schools behaviour policy covers guidelines on how all members of staff should manage behaviours of children effectively within the setting, it also enables the staff members to help keep a consistent flow with behaviour management. Code of conduct.
Task 3 3.1 An explanation of why is important to ensure children and young people are protected from harm within the work setting? It is important to ensure that children and young people are protected within the setting because it helps the child to learn and thrive. It only can happen it the child is healthy and safe and their welfare is promoted and also it gives the child to develop and achieve from an early age. Having a physical contact between the child and adult its important because it building and caring and trustworthy relationships only when handled in an acceptable and responsible manner. 3.2 An explanation of policies and procedures that are in place to protect children and young people and adults who work with them?
Child protection is part of the wider concept to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and is to do with looking out for the children that look to be suffering from any kind of abuse, maltreatment and trying to prevent impairment before it’s too late. The system tries to give them a positive environment to grow up in by providing safe and caring environments. Families who are seen to be failing to look after their children can be taken in to court, and in certain circumstances, have their children taken away from them and put in to care or to another part of their family. Safeguarding a child is to make sure that they have a positive experience when developing an be able to achieve their full potential and have the right to not be abused and be protected from abuse, neglect or exploitation from anyone they know or do not know. Conclusion All children and young people should get the chance to lead a happy growing life and not have to suffer from abuse in anyway.
Effective collaboration on the creation of a working relationship based on principles of trust, respect and shared decision-making contributes to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people by protecting them from significant harm.When staff members form a reasonable belief that a child or young person has been harmed or is at risk of harm, they are ethically bound to take action to protect the safety and wellbeing of that child or young person. Educational achievement is an effective way for children to increase their chances to flourish and work their way out of poverty and away from harm.It is also important to prevent them from being victims of
The main purpose of this Law is to improve, in respect of the Bailiwick of Guernsey (except Sark) the rules in relation to children and their families. Precautions are made to ensure all the children’s adequate needs are met and to support Parents, Families and others caring for or working with children. Giving specific guidelines to follow for the protection of all children. This enables everyone involved with children the guidance of duties of care, powers and rights and sets out specific objectives for the care of every young person under 18 years. At St Sampson’s High school I feel our most important Policy relating to The Children (Guernsey and Alderney) Law 2008 is ‘The Child Protection Policy’ There are 4 Purposes within this policy.
Local Authorities have ‘a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm’. The Education Act 2002 outlines the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), Governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm. The Children Act 2004 highlights the need for all agencies involved in children’s services to work together to improve the well-being of children and young people. It is the responsibility of teachers and teaching assistants to be familiar with and implement policies regarding safeguarding children. The Every Child Matters agenda defines what is meant by the ‘well-being’ of children through the five outcomes that schools and teachers aim for every child to reach: be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution, achieve economic well-being.
ECM is important as it protects children from discrimination and harm. The CASHE Statement of Values insures that all CASHE students act in a responsible manner towards the children and parents and insures that the child is always put first. The statement supports children as it has a list of criteria that all CASHE students must follow in order to maintain confidentiality and protect children in their care. This relates to my placement as is provides my supervisors with guidelines that they can make sure I follow. The statement is important because it protects children form mistreatment from CASHE students.
Safeguarding is a concept which is used to protect children in public care from harm. This concept covers all agencies and services when working with young people and families. Each individual that comes into contact with children and families in a working role have a duty to promote the welfare of children and also protect them from harm. All agencies must ensure that any potential harm to any child’s welfare is kept to a minimum. If a concern is identified, caregivers must take all appropriate action to address these concerns whilst working to set policies and procedures.
Understand Safeguarding of Children and Young People (for those Working in the Adult Sector) Understand the policies, procedures and practices for safe working with children and young people 1.1 Explain the policies, procedures and practices for safe working with children and young people Safeguarding children refers to the action taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. Everyone who comes into contact with children and families has a role to play in how this protection is carried out. In health & social care work there is likely to be a range of situations where staff will be exposed to children. This may involve direct contact through care services and supervision for children themselves, either by themselves or together with their parents, or with others. It is a legal requirement for health & social care workers to obtain an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure before they will be allowed to work with children.