there are several generic principles that underpin building a strong relationship with children, young people and adults: Effective communication - one of the most important aspects of building a relationship is finding a way to communicate effectively. If we think our relationship with the child, young person or adult isn’t as good as it could be we should adapt our style. It might be we need to show more facial expressions, speak more simply or praise more. Remaining positive and acknowledging a child in particular shows we enjoy being with them and in turn makes them more comfortable in your company. Showing respect - showing
Building trust with parents or carers will result in them knowing that the nursery is a very good place for their child as it offers a great amount of help and support, which is especially important for new parents or carers. Other professionals It is also important to partner with other professionals as they will offer the support and services, where needed, to improve the overall development of the child. For example, a speech and language therapist may assist a child with communication difficulties. Another example would be a play therapist to diagnose, prevent or resolve a child with psychosocial challenges. Multi-disciplinary teams It is very important that everyone in a multi disciplinary team work in partnership.
Unit 012 Outcome 1 Understand Partnership Working Within The Context Of Services For Children And Young People 1. Explain why working in partnership with others is important for children and young people: The communication and partnership with others includes: • Parents, carers , guardians • Professionals • Multi-disciplinary teams • Colleagues The communication between the main care providers, professionals, multi-disciplinary teams and colleagues is particularly important. The reason being for this are if there’s no communication partnership with these parties, then the relevant information that is required will not be passed forward. If the information is about the children and young people’s learning development, or a behaviour complication. For example, if the children and young people are not developing within the age guidance, or the children and young people are having behaviour difficulties then this will result in the required parties not knowing the relevant details and information.
Unit Number: SHC 31 (051) 1. Understand why effective communication is important in the work setting. 1.1: Identify the different reasons people communicate: Staff - Children: Communicating is a good way to try and help prevent a child from feeling alone and isolated. Understanding the needs of the child, so they can tell you what they need and what they want. The child may have hurt themselves and by communicating with the nursery staff they can get the help that they need.
If we are concerned about a child’s development it’s good to ask and share information. Assessment framework The assessment framework is monitored every day at work to make sure we are always meeting each child’s need needs socially, physically and mentally. Standard assessments Health practitioners will come to school and do physical health checks, such as height, weight, and head circumference measurements and test carried out by educational psychologists. Disability can affect several areas of development at the same time but early support might help minimise the effects of disability. Emotional reasons, if a child is not settled and not having good attachments they are more likely to have low confidence and low self-esteem.
Sometimes conflict can occur when communication is misunderstood. With effective communication you are able to resolve conflicts, build harmony and bridge communication gaps which create conflict. Effective communication between adult’s help people understand what they want and expect from each other. This helps to build strong personal and professional relationships between them. When they have this positive relationship, they are less likely to be unnecessarily competitive but they work together as a team sharing ideas and using the same principles across the school.
EYMP 1 Task 2 3.1 As a trainee practitioner i need to show the knowledge and understanding of how partnership with parents is important to the success of each individual child in the setting. Promoting an effective bond between the parents and professionals, this provides a source of strength throughout their time in the setting. Consequently practitioners should be very aware that there leading role is very different in the Childs life, compared to their own parents, carers etc. Practitioners roll is to be able to show a more compassionate bond with the child. Leading on Carolyn Meggitt also believed that “Practitioners need to develop constant, warm and affectionate relationships with children, especially babies, but should not seek to
Another value of a multi-professional approach is that they can safeguard children when abuse is noticed or suspected, the multi-agency team comes together to take any necessary steps to protect the child and can also support the family. The value of working in a multi-professional approach, when working with parents is by providing and supporting families with what they need. For example if families are living in poor quality and poorly maintained housing which may have damp in, this can cause diseases for instance asthma. This will affect the children’s learning and development as they will be ill or taking time of school. As Maslow’s hierarchy places needs in order which is most important and the first basic physical need is shelter which is priority.
The strands are: • To learn about themselves - Self Concept Development • To learn about their feelings - Emotional Development • To learn about other people - Social Development • To learn to communicate - Language Development • To learn to move and do - Physical Development • To learn to think - Cognitive Development The quality of early experiences is shaped by the individuals with whom infants and toddlers spend their time and by the environments where they spend their time. As early childhood professionals, we know what children need in order to be successful in both school and in life. This document designed for program trainers, directors and parent educators to use as they work with caregivers and parents to insure quality care for infants and toddlers. Infants and toddlers are cared for in a variety of settings. These settings include the child’s own home, child care centers and family child care.
Multi-agency practise take place where children spend most of their time and feel secure - this could be a children’s centre, school, health centre etc. It is important to realise what some of the barriers to effective working might be:- Where people have been clearly trained for a role they may find it odd to be managed by a person with different skills and expertise (which could happen in settings such as children’s centres) They may behave in a different way in dealing with risks and have different priorities in their work practise with children They may not be used to sharing their expertise and knowledge Each profession may have their own language-termology only recognised by their own profession They have chosen a specific profession and may feel upset that they have to widen their working practise and find new ways of working In order for these working partnerships to be successful, it is important that every