Stl L2 Essay

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Kirsty McShane Unit 2 1.1: Describe how to establish respectful, professional relationships with children and young people. To establish a respectful, professional relationship i would always ensure im consistent in praise, dealing with behavioural difficulties/consequences. 1.2: Descibe, with examples, how to behave appropriately for a child or young person's stage of development. It is important when dealing with younger children to speak clearly to ensure they understand you. When dealing with younger children it is also important to remember that they have shorter concentration spans than of older children and become more restless. Always make sure your approachable and friendly as the child will feel comfortable around you, for instance when a child comes for help/advice on a task or problem don't stand over the child as this may intimidate them, bend down to their level and make eye contact. 1.3: Describe how to deal with disagreements between children and young people. When children are falling out its important to resolve the situation quickly either yourself or another member of staff. For example; the boys on the junior yard where i work always argue over the ball and then come to me for assisatance i first stand and listen to all of the boys involved then i give them the option to play together nicely as it is everybodys yard/ball, if they still do not want to resolve it and the situation escalates i would either confiscate the ball for a short time until they talk it through and resolve it or send them to my supervisor who would then take appropriate steps to deal with the situation. 1.4: Describe how own behaviour could promote effective interactions with children and young people, impact negatively on interactions with children and young people.
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