LO 1.1 Why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults When communicate with anyone you should consider how you approach, speak and respond to them. To be a benefit to children, parents and colleagues all communication needs to be strong and effective. To be a role model you should model effective communication. At moments of stress or excitement always check what you are saying. Always think about the way you relate to others and the message that this gives out, misunderstanding can lead to bad feeling.
Unit 028 Develop Positive Relationships with Children, Young People and Others Involved in their Care Outcome 1 Be able to develop positive relationships with children and young people A/C 1- Explain why positive relationships with children and young people are important and how these are built and maintained. Positive relationships with children and young people are essential in any childcare setting. A positive relationship with a child means that they will feel welcome and a part of the environment and therefore they will settle and be content. A child will always play and learn better when they are comfortable in their surroundings. If you have a positive relationship with a child it becomes easier to communicate with them and understand their wants and needs.
Expressing thoughts and ideas – in order to encourage children and young adults to talk about what they learned and what they think, or encourage them to express themselves imaginatively, communication skills are also needed. Effective communication is also needed when giving and receiving support. Very often children and young adults need reassurance and comforting, and it is very important how professionals use their communication skills to build child’s self- confidence. It is also important to reward child’s or young persons efforts by giving them time and
TDA 3.1: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults 1. Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. 1.1. Effective communication is important both within and outside of a work setting. It is important that we communicate information to one another through positive relationships.
Building trust with parents or carers will result in them knowing that the nursery is a very good place for their child as it offers a great amount of help and support, which is especially important for new parents or carers. Other professionals It is also important to partner with other professionals as they will offer the support and services, where needed, to improve the overall development of the child. For example, a speech and language therapist may assist a child with communication difficulties. Another example would be a play therapist to diagnose, prevent or resolve a child with psychosocial challenges. Multi-disciplinary teams It is very important that everyone in a multi disciplinary team work in partnership.
The principle of a positive relationship with Children, young people and adults is to be comfortable with the person you are talking with and trust them. In a situation where a child/ adult feel frightened or undermined or not heard, he or she may not open up. The foundation of a good relationship is trusting, As Adults who work with children, we can help develop our relationship with them by doings things that build their trust. For example if we keep a promise we made to them, this will show the child we are trustworthy. It is important that find effective ways to communicate positively with children, young people and Adults.
Sharon Rees Unit 1 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults 1.1 -Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. Effective communication is important to enable strong relationship to be built between children, young people and adults. Developing positive relationships with the children is the main key to a happy and calm environment. Without a positive and supportive attitude you will not be able to build trust and honesty between yourself and the children. They may not feel like they can talk to you which could result in them keeping something important inside, which could affect their learning or social skills.
Empathising with children is appreciating how they might be feeling and responding in an appropriate manner. Practitioners must show that they care. Pupils then feel cared for and valued. This raises their self-esteem. The ability of practitioners to respond to children
Seeing things from the child’s point of view will help towards a positive relationship in a way that they will feel respected and understood. Therefore allowing the child to feel open to talk to me telling me how they feel or what they don’t like which helps when getting them to take part in different activities, controlling any behavior problems and to create a nice atmosphere to work in and for the children to learn and strive. To build and maintain positive relationships I use different body language and expressions to suit each child in order for them to understand what I am asking of them and likewise what they expect of me, I pay close attention to how they are reacting to any situation so as I can understand the different characters of each child. To help improve their confidence and communication skills it is important that I give the children enough time to try and explain themselves, what they are asking for or when taking part in a task not to rush them or jump ahead and do it for them, taking in to account their age and ability level. Getting down to the same level as the children whether it be sitting on the floor or around the classroom table is also another way I feel works well to build a positive relationship as they feel we are both equal and shows respect towards the children rather than