Making sure you are listening to the children when they are talking, this will show them that you are interested and value their opinion. Show that you are approachable, this will put children at ease, children of all ages and abilities and culture should feel secure and valued. When children see how adults behave they will copy this behaviour and take this into adulthood so it is important that they have good role models. 1.2• describe with examples how to behave appropriately for a child or young person’s Stage of development. When dealing with children you should ensure that when communicating with them you take into account their age, stage of development.
1.2 Relationship building is important when working with children and young people. The way this is done is by being a positive role model. The young person must feel comfortable when I am helping/supporting the young person with work. When working with children I have to make sure that when working with then that I use easy to understand words. Towards children I must show a caring approach and listen to them when they are asking me question and make eye contact so they know that I am listening to them.
It does this through fully integrated working, trusted relationships between individuals who know and work with them. As a person in contact with a child/young person it is important to encourage them to show an interest in the learning that they are participating in. This can be done by following Every Child Matters aims. Among other aims to listen and communicate effectively with a child, and in turn this will build up a good working
Therefore it is essential that we behave in a very good mannered way, so that we could be good role models for them. When talking to them we should keep eye contact and smile, so they do not feel intimidated by us. Similarly with children who are a bit older you should keep eye contact and approach them a smile. We should also listen very carefully to what they are saying and show that you are very interested too, as the children can get very annoyed when do not have your full attention. Make sure that you come down to their level so that you don't look intimidated to them.
Effective communication is required to form positive relationships in children and young people in different settings such as in a formal, informal or professional aspect. Each of these requires you to consider how you approach others and how you respond to them. By approaching and responding in a positive way to children and young people will help them to feel more comfortable in forming these relationships. It is also important for us to model the skills required to enter into positive relationships. In forming these relationships we must remember the importance of building trust, being understood and being able to express ourselves to others in imparting with the relevant information.
Social and Emotional Development Physical development Communication and Language Personal Social and Emotional Development (PSED) Children must be provided with experiences and support which will help them to develop a positive self of themselves and others, to have respect for others social skills and a positive disposition to learning, practitioners must ensure support for children’s emotional well being enabling them to know themselves and what they can do. For children this means being special to someone and well cared for this is vital for their physical social and emotional well being. When a child is acknowledged by the important people in there life, a child will grow in confidence, and gain inner strength through their secure attachments with them. Exploration within a close relationship will lead to growing self assurance, which will promote a sense of belonging allowing the child to explore the world from a secure base. A child needs an adult to set a good example and to give them opportunities to interact with others so they can develop positive ideas both about themselves and others.
1.2 If I was dealing with key stage 1 children I would ensure that I speak at their level so that they know they have my attention, I would smile and nod in response to them so as to reassure them, ensuring that they fully understood what we had spoken about by asking them questions. When working with key stage 2 children I would remain fair and listen carefully. I would use eye contact and body language to help them learn when it is their turn to speak. I would also maintain my height to show that I respect them and do not regard them as one of the younger children. When dealing with older children and young people it is important to speak to them on their own level and not talk down to them.
When positive relationships are formed, it is easier for colleagues and parents to give and receive trust, information, support, help, advice and encouragement. This makes it more likely that any problems between adults will be positively approached and resolved. It’s also more likely that skills and knowledge will be shared. As a Foster Carer communication is an extremely important part of the role, whether it is with the children, partner, birth family, other Foster Carer’s, Social Workers, School Staff and other professionals and agencies. Good communication skills allow you to establish and maintain relationships with all of the aforementioned people and this is an essential part of Foster Caring.
Children and young people should feel comfortable to express themselves freely and to know that adults are responding positively to these expressions. Teachers and supporting staff have to know the child and her family to be able to build a trusting relationship and to break communication barriers, if there is any. It is vital to be able to exchange information that will enable people involved to understand issues that might arise in a working environment. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of your work Give at least one example with staff,parents,children and other professionals. One has to have effective communication skills in order to be able to gain the trust and respect in working environment.
Also supporting and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and ensuring that this is being promoted in and out the setting to all children and young people. Always making sure that the child and young person fulfill of the opportunties which all children and young people should be offered. Discrimination is also within the wider concept of child protection. All children and young people should all be treated equality and their needs should always be meet with the support from staff members. Children and young people should always be offered the same opportunities as their peers and should always be respected.