You also need to make sure you have good relationships with other staff members so that it can be a friendly place for the children to be around. It is important to have positive relationships with all the people that are involved in the care of all children and young people in my setting . These people could be staff, Managers and supervisors, carers/parents, OFSTED, Early years, or external partners. All positive relationships with these people will benefit the child as we could share the information quickly and accurately give constant care and always identify their needs and there interests. We could make more effective plans for their care and education whilst monitoring there welfare to show their skills and ideas.
1) Be able to develop positive relationships with children and young people. 1.1) Explain why positive relationships with children and young people are important and how these are built and maintained? Having a positive relationship with children and young people are important because: • Children feel comfortable with us so they can separate easier from their parents. • Children are more likely to participate in play and activities if they secure emotionally. • Children are less likely to show unwanted behaviour.
Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults:- A positive relationship is one which will benefit the child, young person or adult and aid in their ability to gain positively from their environment. If you wish to have positive relationships you must remember you are a role model when working with children, young people and adults. A role model must be mindful, demonstrating daily your own effective communication skills with others. When communicating with others you must be considerate of how and when you approach them, you do not know what may be happening in their personal life. Positive relationships enable information to be communicated far more effectively.
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.
Explain why positive relationships with children and young people are important and how these are built and maintained. Children and young people become confident, independent and most resilient where they are secure in the relationships around them. Relationships take time to become established, because they are based on a growing understanding of one another. Effective communication helps children and young people develop confidence, feelings of self-worth and positive relationships with others. It also helps them grow into adults who have positive feelings about themselves and others.
Effective communication is vital when developing positive relationships with children young people and adults. Some people really struggle with their learning or they may have confidence issues, these issues may stop them from communicating freely. Treating them in a calm, friendly, positive, and praising manner could mean the difference between them trusting me and closing down completely and giving up. It is important to have a positive relationship with children and young adults because if they feel comfortable and secure with the adult and their setting whether it is a childminder, a nursery or a school they will separate more easily from their parent or carer. If they feel emotionally secure they are more likely to participate in the play and learning activities.
By making myself available when a young person has wanted to talk on a one to one basis, quite often this may take place when I maybe driving them to an activity, has been a successful way to help build trust and relationship with that individual. I also believe that being consistent and being aware of our own actions and displays to the young person that we are people that can help keep them safe and secure and somebody that can be trusted. It is also vital to build and maintain positive relationships with other people involved in the care of the young person as we should share a common goal, the welfare and development of the individual. We can achieve this by open and honest communication, sharing of information, and by ensuring that those involved in the care of the young person are trained to a standard that enables us to deliver that care and support to a professional
Having good communication skills helps us to build strong relationships with not only the children we would be caring for but also the parents and colleagues. All this would help create a happy pleasant environment needed for children to feel comfortable and
Unit 028 Outcome 1 | Unit Title: Develop Positive Relationships with Children, Young People and Others Involved in their Care. Outcome Title: Be able to develop positive relationships with children and young people. | 1.1 1.2 1.2+1.3 | I feel it is important to have positive relationships with children and young people because if the children feel comfortable and reassured around me I will gain their trust. The children then feel happier when leaving parents/carers, also helping to improve their confidence. 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.