Unit 030 Understand How to Support Positive Outcomes for Children and Young People

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Unit 030 Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people 030.1.1 – Describe the Social, Economic and Cultural Factors that will impact on the lives of Children and Young People. Factors | Social Economic or Cultural Factor | Impact on the lives of the child or young person. | Personal Choice | Social Factor | A child or young person may make a personal choice to smoke or drink alcohol. This may be due to friendship groups and they may do this to fit in with their friends. The personal choices that a child makes can have a lasting effect on their life. Both smoking and drinking alcohol can become addictive. | Being in Care System | Social Factor | Being in the Care System is a Social Factor because this can result in the child being more withdrawn from others and in some cases less trusting. Due to poor relationships with their parents/adults, which is the foundation of making relationships and friendships with others. | Poverty | Economic Factor | Poverty is an Economic Factor because without the money to pay for good education or extra support the child may not do very well academically it has been proven that children who live in poverty do not perform as well as more affluent children. | Housing and Community | Economic Factor | Housing is an Economic Factor and can have an impact on the safety of the children brought up in the area. If they live in a poor area and live in bad conditions this will have a detrimental effect on the child. | Educational Environment | Economic Factor | The Educational environment is an Economic Factor. Affluent children may go to private school and perform really well. A good education often results in the child wishing to go on to college and/or university. | Offending or Anti-social Behaviour | Social Factor | Offending or Anti-Social Behaviour is a Social Factor because it is
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