Enabling good communication between practitioners, other agencies and young people within residential care is important to good practice and building and maintaining positive relationships. • Identifying and sorting out conflicts and disagreements. If a child or young person has an issue with a member of staff or another peer it is important for that child to be able to address the matter with the support of staff to resolve the situation. • Being consistent and fair. Being consistent and fair in residential practice is very important; showing each child ad young person that all services are available to them and they
301 – Communication and Professional Relationships with children, young people and adults 1.1 Effective communication is important relationship with young people children and adults is clear. This is done by putting in place and communicating about boundaries and what behaviour is acceptable. Expectations about behaviour relating to all people involved and how adults and young children are to deal with any problems they have. Communication in relation to the child and/or young person development has to be relayed to parents/carer they can help with the development of the child in there learning. 1.2 Relationship building is important when working with children and young people.
CU1523 Working together for the Benefit of Children and Young People 1. Understand integrated and multi-agency working 1.1 Explain the importance of multi-agency working and integrated working * As an early years setting we have a responsibility to help the children in out care achieve the ‘every child matters’. To be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve. * Team work with outside professionals is imminent to our work practises and I feel that integrating will help us achieve the outcome that we would like for our children and this will help them in their development going forward. This is an integral requirement of the eyfs.
Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided. Reflective practice is imperative in order to ensure that high standards are kept continuously as circumstances, children and environments change. In order to reflect one must continuously be aware of approaches used and how they can be changed or developed to improve. Continually improving and adapting approaches benefits both children and practitioners, ensuring that each individual child’s needs are catered for. Reflective practice involves evolving in a child centred approach.
Practioners may have to working with a variety of different other professionals which will require them to work together for the best chances for the child. They must also work well with other members in the workplace for their own professional improvement and for the settings improvement if they listen and share ideas they can help each other. It will also help when trying to solve problems or issues that arrive. Teamwork may also help when reviewing their own or settings practice and may help different spot weakness and strengths. Practioners must achieve certain things and follow to protect and safeguard children.
Multi-agency working is a successful way of supporting children and families with additional needs. Multi-agency working brings together practitioners from different sectors and professions within the workforce to provide integrated support to children and young people. This is done by having a team around the child. It is a productive way of supporting children with additional needs and helping to secure real improvements for future life outcomes. There are five outcomes of ECM which we should be working together so that we can achieve the best outcomes for children in our care.
Why is it important to safeguard children and young people? Name of organisation Role of organisation Responsibility Social Services Provide a wide range of services for children and adults. To give funds and care to those who need them. NSPCC Provides support for both children and their families. Identify and prevent cruelty to children and young adults.
Expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards: standards relevant to own role eg national occupational standards for Children’s Care, Learning and Development eg role to support child or young person with special educational needs, expectations to meet standards eg Help to keep children safe, Promote children’s development. Support the needs of children and young people with additional requirements, Reflect on, develop and maintain your practice 2.1. Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided. The importance of reflective practice in continually improving the quality of service provided: aim to continually review progress to improve or change approaches, strategies, actions; benefits to children, young people, setting and individual of improved performance eg enables learning to take place and practice to improve, enables all relevant factors to be taken into account, provides clarity; identification of learning needs of individual undertaking reflection; Experiential Learning Cycle (Kolb) 2.2 demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice How to reflect on practice: regular reflection; focused; use a structured approach; appropriate way of
HSC 3045: Promote positive behaviour Understand how legislation, frameworks, codes of practice and policies relate to positive behaviour support. 1.1 Explain how legislation, frameworks, codes of practice and policies related to positive behaviour support are applied to own working practice. All aspects of my job role are regulated by policies and current legislation. The mandatory training that we attend has been designed to cover all aspects of legislation such as the Children's Act, which provides a Code of Practice to enable us provide the best possible care and support for children and young people. We also have inspections from OFSTED who ensure we are meeting, not only care standards, but also those relating to behaviour and how we encourage positive behaviour is evaluated.
Reflective practice is imperative in order to ensure that high standards are kept continuously as circumstances, children and environments change. In order to reflect one must continuously be aware of approaches used and how they can be changed or developed to improve. Continually improving and adapting approaches benefits both children and practitioners, ensuring that each individual child’s needs are catered for. Reflective practice involves evolving in a child centred approach. The carer benefits as his or her skills grow and develop, enabling the highest standards of care and provision.