Roles of the different agencies involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. Social Worker The role of the social worker is to investigate when concerns have been raised about a child. The social worker will do an assessment of the child to find out his/her need’s and if they are being met by the parents/guardians. They will liaise with other agencies to discuss their concerns or gather information about the child’s circumstances. If the child is in danger they will take action to remove the child from the danger.
Infant and Toddler Mental Health Tamara L. H EDUC- 3203-1 Infant and Toddler Mental Health 1. In your own words, define and explain the term trauma. Then, based on pages 7–9 of Hope and Healing: A Caregiver's Guide to Helping Young Children Affected by Trauma, explain how risk factors and protective factors related to children, families, and communities can influence a child's reaction to traumatic events. Trauma is when an event plays out that is both shocking and stunning. Trauma can be sudden or over a long term period resulting in both mental and physical reactions to it.
They say it is conservative and when a community is cooperating such as practising worship together in church it creates a social harmony among everybody. Religion often promotes love and peace, these are positive attributes that would create a good society when practised. It works by religion helping people choose the right moral decisions. An example derived from Christianity would be when followers look into the accounts from the holy Bible where they can read passages from Jesus’ teachings and access guidance “ What would Jesus do?” Jesus did good things, so the people that follow him will create a social harmony. Religions such as Christianity offer social norms and rules with the “10 commandments” such rules as “do not steal” have become universal.
With the CBCL, the clinician simply scans the results and examines which symptoms seem to be troubling, according to the parent. Some checklists may require the clinician to tally the score up to get a composite score, which may point to problems with anger, attention, etc. Parents are frequently involved in the assessment of child and adolescent functioning, and are most often the person who pursues child mental health referrals. Parents are able to provide the therapist or clinician with information about the child’s
• Examine aspects of adolescent egocentrism. • Analyze pressures often faced in adolescence, such as peer pressure, substance use and abuse, dating, sexuality, and changes within family relationships. • Include at least three references. • Format your paper to APA
What is the general purpose of the study? What questions does it raise? This study centers on the concern that children, biological parents, and guardians involved in foster care visitations are inadequately prepared. The Familyconnect tool was designed to enrich visitation amongst foster children and their biological parents, as well improve the relationship between foster and biological parents. This study evaluates the effectiveness of the Familyconnect tool.
It helps prevent further harm to children from intentional physical or mental injury, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, or neglect by a person responsible for a child’s health or welfare. CPS provides care for children who do not have parents or guardians and children who have little parental care provided to them. In addition to these services, it also provides services to help youth in foster care make the transition to adulthood, places children in foster care, and adoptive
Reasons why children and young people need to be looked after by the state can be split into two main categories; Family related and child related. These two main categories can then be broken into sub categories. Children or young people who need to be looked after due to family related reasons may have been a direct result of bereavement, illness both temporary and permanent, neglect, family breakdown, divorce, separation, parental incapacity or mental health problems. Children who need to be looked after due to child related reasons may be a direct result of health problems, behavioural problems, learning difficulties, stress, and depression. Family related reasons: Bereavement If a child’s parents were to die whether it be both
Unit 10: Caring for Children and Young People P5 In this assignment I will be explaining the strategies and methods that can be used to support children, young people and their families when abuse is suspected or confirmed. A key method of ensuring support to children and young people is making sure that the care professionals know what abuse is, the signs of it, how it impacts people and knowing the methods in how they will support the children and young people who have been abused, as well as their families. It is important to remember that the child or young person who has been abused is at the centre of support and attention and know that they have people who are supporting and understanding them throughout the situation. When a child discloses information about themselves being abused there are numerous methods of how you can support them and their families; providing professional support for the child and their family is one of them. Counselling is available for a whole family as well as separately for the parents or the child.
In the setting there is a staff member responsible for senco who we can report to about a child we are concerned about and she will help organise a plan to put in place to identify the child’s needs. A social worker will sometimes be involved in a family to support vulnerable children as well as their family, also they are there for children with disabilities and children on protection registers. If a child has difficulty with his/her communication then a speech and language therapist would become involved seeing the child at home as well as in pre-school to help support the school. An Educational Psychologist supports young children with behaviour and learning difficulties and will provide programmes of support for staff and parents/carers to follow. A Psychiatrist is someone who may diagnose and support young children with mental health problems and will work along staff to support the individual child.