Sometimes the behavioural skills and interests that children show are dependent on their upbringing and backgrounds, since our personalities and the way we behave are deeply rooted in culture and sub-culture. • Disability or specific requirements (Additional needs) Disability, or specific requirements need to be taken into account when carrying out any assessment /observation. We must avoid
- If legal proceedings should occur then parents should continue to be involved with their children, even if the parents were separated or divorced. - The welfare of a child should be promoted by a healthy partnership between the local authority and by family involved. The most important ruling of the children’s act was the welfare of the child and it should be regarded paramount by a court in any question of the child’s upbringing. The following checklist must take place by a court when making a decision about a child’s future; - The wishes and feelings of the child/young person must be taken into consideration and that the child has a chance to expresses their concerns and opinions. - The physical, emotional and the educational needs of a child be taken into thought - e.g.
TDA 2.4: Equality, Diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people 1. Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people. 1.1 Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity. Child Act 1989 - This allocated duties to local authorities, courts, parents and other agencies in the United Kingdom, to ensure children are safeguarded and their welfare is promoted. It centres on the idea that children are best cared for within their own families; however, it also makes provisions for instances when parents and families do not co-operate with statutory bodies.
Panels are usually made up of different agencies and these panels determine the access that is available between settings. These panels aim to support the early identification of children’s needs, monitor children’s progress, ensure a child’s needs are identified and assessed quickly and referred to the appropriate setting. They also coordinate provision through the development of partnership with parents, settings and different agencies and support inclusion in mainstream early years settings. It’s important to identify the need for additional support as early as possible. Without it the children will not get the help they need at the right time and this could have an affect on the child’s well being.
3.3 Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people Some of the UK policies and procedures that affect safeguarding children are: Welfare Requirements, they are now part of the EYFS framework they are compulsory and are relevant to my play centre because we only have children in years reception and one. General Welfare requirements are; Safeguarding and promoting children's welfare, Organisation, Documentation, Suitable people, Suitable premises and equipment. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Article 1 (Definition of the child): The Convention defines a 'child' as a person below the age of 18, unless the laws of a particular country set the legal age for adulthood younger. The Committee on the Rights of the Child, the monitoring body for the Convention, has encouraged States to review the age of majority if it is set below 18 and to increase the level of protection for all children under 18 Article 2 (Non-discrimination): The Convention applies to all children, whatever their race, religion or abilities; whatever they think or say, whatever type of family they come from. It doesn’t matter where children live, what language they speak, what their parents do, whether they are boys or girls, what their culture is, whether they have a disability or whether they are rich or poor.
An evaluation of the effectiveness of legal and non-legal responses to each issue Family law is a fundamental aspect of our legal system, seeking justice through providing protection for the family unit whilst ensuring the best interests of the child is met. The contemporary issue of Surrogacy and birth technologies is a growing concern in society in which the law must be responsive to. The federal government has been slow to pass laws relating to surrogacy issues and the courts are constrained by editing legislation. This challenge was reformed through the Surrogacy Act 2010 (NSW) that encourages parties to understand their decisions and the impact on the child. The recognition of same-sex relationships within Australia have become
I will be evaluating the regulation of care provisions by explaining the role and responsibility of each regulator. There are different types of regulators such as; OFSTED the Office for Standards in Education, CQC Care Quality Commission & HCPC Health and Care Professional Council. OFSTED regulates and inspects many types of provisions such as childcare and children’s social care, schools, colleges and the children and other learning based organisations. This organisation reports directly to the parliament as they are dependent from the government OFSTED also inspect services from looked after children and you people ensuring each child is safe and protected within education by making sure schools and other provisions working with children are meeting standards including safeguarding policies and child protection. This regulator is important as they ensure teachers training are kept up to date, to allow children and young people the ability to gain the best education possible, meeting and providing for individual needs/requirements.
Psy/375 week 2 infancy paper Megan Lemons Infancy and Child Development Paper 6/9/14 PSY/375 Matthew Warren There are many different approaches and requirements when it comes to parenting. Other than the different approaches and requirements to parenting environment and the child’s genes play a major role in the successful upbringing of a child. The requirements that go along with raising a child is being able to give that child the attention it needs at a young age. A child is going to have issues if the parent is not giving the child the necessary interaction that requires a child to be successful in the developmental process. Some of the different approaches to parenting are authoritarian, permissive, uninvolved and authoritative these are similar in a way but very different at the same time.
2.1, 2.2 There are a number of potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights such as the child’s information being shared. Parents and carers should have access to this, and other professionals with the parents’ consent. If you are worried about a child and how they are been
Once a person has established what category they fall under, they must look at the many factors behind birth order. Key factors that affect the formation of the personality and behaviors of a child include gender, physical attributes and the spacing of children within a family. These factors influence how parents treat children and how each child is looked upon by their siblings. Gender is significant because it establishes how a child is treated within the birth order arrangement. If there is only one daughter in a family of three boys, for example, the daughter will often be treated as a first born no matter where she falls in the birth order.