Norfolk Adult Education C&G 5329- LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING Assignment 1. Unit 333 Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as *Protecting children from maltreatment. *Preventing impairment of children’s health or development. *Ensuring children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care. Child protection is a part of safeguarding and promoting welfare.
* Partnership: professionals and families must work together to ensure the welfare of the children. * Participation: that the childrens wishes and feelings should be taken into account so that they can contribute to any decisions which may affect them. * Protection: Children must be protected from serious harm. The local authorities have a duty to investigate any report that a child is suffering, or likely to suffer, from serious harm. * Provision: states that services that are necessary to safeguard children shouls be provided.
CYP 3.3 Understand how to Safeguards the well-being of children and young people. 1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people. Current legislation, guidelines, Policies and procedures UK Home Nation for safeguarding children; The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 states children’s rights to protection from abuse; the right to express their views and be listened to; the right to care; services for disabled children, services for children living away from home. The protection of Children Act (1999), this act is designed to set out the child protection duties of local authorities; it defines the term ‘significant harm’. This must have provision for children and their families, every local authority has a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within their own area who are in particular need.
As children grow and extend their horizons beyond their homes, organisations such as schools and youth groups have a particular role in safeguarding children and preventing harm occurring. They also educate children about risks and how these can be managed. Adopt the safest possible practices to minimise the possibility of harm or accidents happeningto children and protect workers from the necessity to take risks and leave themselves open toaccusations of abuse or neglect. Collaborative work between Child Protection, licensed children’s services and schools can improve outcomes for children, young people and their families. Effective collaboration on the creation of a working relationship based on principles of trust, respect and shared decision-making contributes to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people by protecting them from significant harm.When staff members form a reasonable belief that a child or young person has been harmed or is at risk of harm, they are ethically bound to take action to protect the safety and wellbeing of that child or young person.
Joanne Ashcroft CYP 3.3 understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people 1. Outline of current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of young children and young people. Have completed and signed off 2. Explanation of child protection within the wider concept of safeguarding children and young people. The phrase safeguarding is progressively more being use instead of child protection.
Assignment 026. Understand how to safeguard the well being of children and young people. Task A. Safeguarding Children Presentation for new workers. This leaflet is designed to explain to new workers in a childcare settings the importance of safeguarding children and young people, how we can help children and young people grow and develop in a safe environment, protected from harm, abuse and maltreatment. This leaflet also focuses on current legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines applying to settings in England, as some legislations, policies, procedures and guidelines may vary in Scotland, Ireland, Wales.
Child protection is part of the wider work to help safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, in regards to the activity that is used to protect children who are being abused or neglected. It involved protecting children from being mistreated. And prevent impairment of a child's development and health to ensure that they are raised in a positive way, and in a safe and caring environments. Parents and carers who fail to protect or care for their children might have to go to court, and they may have their child/children taken away from them and put into care. This doesn't happen very happen and each case varies on how critical and important the case was.
1.1 Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety. Current legislation in place for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people are Children Act (1989 and 2004), Every Child Matters Framework, Health & Safety at Work Act, Education Act 2002 and Working Together to Safeguard Children (2006 and 2010). This legislation’s are in place to help safeguard children and young people and to try to prevent abuse. This Act includes two important parts, which states that the local authority has a duty to investigate when “they have reasonable cause to suspect harm to a child and that services must be put in place to protect such children. The Education Act sets out the responsibilities Children’s Act 1989 This act identifies the responsibilities of parents and professionals who must work to ensure the safety of a child.
Child protection is part of the wider concept to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and is to do with looking out for the children that look to be suffering from any kind of abuse, maltreatment and trying to prevent impairment before it’s too late. The system tries to give them a positive environment to grow up in by providing safe and caring environments. Families who are seen to be failing to look after their children can be taken in to court, and in certain circumstances, have their children taken away from them and put in to care or to another part of their family. Safeguarding a child is to make sure that they have a positive experience when developing an be able to achieve their full potential and have the right to not be abused and be protected from abuse, neglect or exploitation from anyone they know or do not know. Conclusion All children and young people should get the chance to lead a happy growing life and not have to suffer from abuse in anyway.
E1 & E2 There are many pieces of legislation that influence working practices in a setting for children. These may include: ← Health And Safety At Work Act (1974): This influences practice by ensuring that the setting is safe for children to use e.g. Regular risk assessments to identify and remove any potential hazards inside and out i.e. trailing wires, overloaded plug sockets, harmful chemicals, animal faeces and rubbish etc ← Children Act (1989): “Aims to protect children in every situation – in their homes, in day care or in full time care” Beaver et al (2008) pg 19 Some principles included in this Act are: Children have the right to be safe and the welfare of the child is paramount. This helps influence practice by ensuring that they are providing a safe and secure environment and by ensuring that each child’s individual needs are taken into consideration in order to be met.