By having regular contact with the parent, staff can arrange meetings with the parent to discuss the Child's progression and how they can improve working conditions with the child. In addition to this the staff will also have a clearer understanding of the Childs background, what the child requires and how the child learns best. This is because the guardian has a better understanding of their Childs behavior as they had the most involvement in the Childs early development. Furthermore, this relationship also indicates how the child may be treated at home in case there are any hints of abuse which can be dealt with quickly. In addition to these issues, this parent/career relationship is also important in times of need, for instance, if a child has experienced a death of a loved one, if their father or mother has died.
Enabling good communication between practitioners, other agencies and young people within residential care is important to good practice and building and maintaining positive relationships. • Identifying and sorting out conflicts and disagreements. If a child or young person has an issue with a member of staff or another peer it is important for that child to be able to address the matter with the support of staff to resolve the situation. • Being consistent and fair. Being consistent and fair in residential practice is very important; showing each child ad young person that all services are available to them and they
1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate Children need to express their needs to share ideas and information they need to reassure how to build relationships and socialise. They need to ask questions and share their experiences. Communication is really important in order to establish and maintain relationships with children, we need to give and receive information and instructions, and we should understand and be understood to share our opinions, knowledge, feelings and emotions. We should give encouragement and show others that they are valued. Communication is an essential tool because the members of staff can use this to meet the needs of children because it is a basic requirement of a job role to communicate with individuals
It will help build a relationship with the child and for them to be able to trust me and become more openly about any problems they may have. However if I was to use unkind words which put children down, it can make a child feel bad about themselves and could prevent good communication. I also think speaking clearly and using the correct grammar is being a good role model for the child, as they
if there was a child with an allergy and other staff didn’t know then they might give the child the item. * Giving and receiving acknowledgement, reassurance, encouragement and support-giving and receiving these things can be very important to the emotional needs of someone you are giving this to. A lot of these are given to children throughout their lives for instance when doing exams or starting a new school. * Expressing needs and feelings- this also affects the emotional
Practioners may have to working with a variety of different other professionals which will require them to work together for the best chances for the child. They must also work well with other members in the workplace for their own professional improvement and for the settings improvement if they listen and share ideas they can help each other. It will also help when trying to solve problems or issues that arrive. Teamwork may also help when reviewing their own or settings practice and may help different spot weakness and strengths. Practioners must achieve certain things and follow to protect and safeguard children.
Confidentiality is imperative to building trusting relationships with the children, their families and even other staff and professionals. It is important that you are approachable to parents and guardians and that they are able to put their trust in you, e.g. Parents sometimes feel the need to inform practitioners about a sensitive subject that had upset their child. Although other members of staff may need to know that the child may be upset, they don’t necessarily need to know why. If this trust is breached and you were to tell somebody, the word of the situation could spread quickly and eventually get back to the child/parent, upsetting them even further.
If there is no communication between the practitioners and children and young people there will be problems caused for the work setting. All children’s area of development (holistic) will need to be supported and this will not happen if they do not communicate with the children as they will not feel comfortable in the setting. Praising a child can build their confidence with people and make the feel comfortable and be able to say what they think to the people around them such
One has to have effective communication skills in order to be able to gain the trust and respect in working environment. It is very important to establish a good rapport with children, their parents and work colleagues. These communication skills are vital when working with children and young people: - being patient - listen carefully - remembering names, personal preferences etc - using body language effectively, use open posture - actively listening - maintaining a good eye contact all the time - sensitively using certain keywords - showing warmth, understanding, sincerity, positive values of others etc Let’s see an example. In a classroom we have a child who was born abroad and their parents don’t speak good English and have different cultural
This is an integral requirement of the eyfs. * For example in our setting, we had a child who has difficulty with their speech; this caused them to struggle with the activities. Therefore firstly we would speak to the parents about referring the child to a doctor, after this we would know how to proceed with the child’s speech. * We have agencies that will come into our setting to ensure that all our policies and procedures are in place and correct. We are achieving the principles and areas of learning in accordance with the eyfs 1.2 Analyse how integrated working practises and multi-agency working in partnership deliver better outcomes for children and young people * The professional partnerships between the outside agencies and us are paramount to the child’s growth and development.