Unit 2: Introduction to personal development in health and social care settings (Questions) 1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own role. 1.2 Identify standards that influence the way the role is carried out. My job Role involves aiding social workers by updating diaries with appointments with clients, answering phones, taking referrals, doing client assessments and inductions. I also help keep student files up to date with timetables etc. I am responsible for admin like students computer passwords, attendance and lunch and bus pass statistics.
It is important that children are made aware of what is expected of them within school with regards to their behaviour and interacting with others. Adults must also be conscious of their reactions to certain situations in front of children as they are seen as role models, for example using bad language or aggressive behaviour will stick in a child’s mind and they may replicate the behaviour. As a Teaching Assistant, having a close relationship with any pupil in my setting means I can learn to recognise their needs. I work in the nursery every morning and a lot of the children are only 2
The roles of different agencies involved in safeguarding then welfare of children and young people are:- Children’s Charities: NSPCC, Barnados, Childe Line which are there to support children and allow the child to talk with confidence knowing help and support is at hand. They also can help and support family, parents and any one working/caring for children and young people. Social Care: This involves social workers who are assigned to children, young people and families cases as and when needed to identify any kind of abuse. They can be contacted by the Hospital (A&E), School, Police and even parents themselves. NHS: The NHS can be involved through going into schools on the vaccination programmes, hearing and eye test’s also height and weight checks as part of the feel great programme.
TDA 2.5 2.2 Describe the roles of external professionals who may work with a school Educational psychologist – These support the SENCO as they assess and observe SEN pupils to see if they require additional support, or liaise with parents to work on the individual’s needs. Specialist Teachers – These come into the school to support pupils with a range of needs. These could be in; behaviour support, social and communication needs or cases of autism. They may also be bi-lingual support for those who have English as a second language. Education Welfare Officer(EWO) – These work for the LEA and work with the Head Teacher to monitor pupil attendance and deal with absenteeism.
First, community nurse can work as educator and give clients appropriate guidance. Ribbitt and Coyne highlight that community nurses can assist parents and children in providing nutritional advice, through weight management programmes offer strategies for reducing caloric intake and increasing physical activity. Secondly, community nurses also work as researcher. They do research for information collection and provide the last data of obese children, such as diet, habit of exercise. Assist expert or other employers explore more effective prevention and treatment of obesity in childhood.
If you know what is going on with the child’s development, practitioners have the opportunity to support the child, providing good surroundings for the child’s development to progress in. It will help to work out the type of play activities they’ll enjoy and how you can support their independence skills. Different aged children have different needs. Making checks to see children are developing and growing well is important as it indicates problems which can notify you as early as possible. Most checks are conducted by doctors, however in the early years, practitioners and parents notice this first.
The LEA have a closer role to the schools and the community. They are also responsible for; Training and development Tackling health inequalities Discipling the staff (depending on how serious the matter is) National government.National government are responsible for devising policies and the curriculum. Then ensuring that they are implemented. Their role is to enhance the opportunities and experiences for the children and the staff working with them by focusing on giving extra support for the more vulnerable children in England, to make sure they all receive the same level of education and equal opportunities . As well as setting the policy the National Government look into ways of maintaining the quality of the services for children under the five outcomes of Every Child Matters.
Although we, as teachers, may use developmentally appropriate practices to teach wellness concepts to the pre-school children in our care, if there is not a follow-through at home it will be hard for the child to continue these habits. Nevertheless, we still need to try to implement these wellness concepts into our everyday teaching with the hopes that they will sink in. Our book tells us, “Children have their own way of learning. Some are visual learners, some are auditory learners, and some learn using a combination of skills and abilities to absorb information.” (Sorte, Daeschel & Amador, 2011, p.38) Knowing this, we have to find appropriate ways to teach all of the children about
You will want to seek out a tutor for your child in case the curriculum is different at their new school. It is also helpful to arrange your child to meet someone they will see on a regular basis. Younger children will adapt to new schools easier than older
This is so the practitioner can act on the advice and put it onto the planning. This advice can have more experience in different aspects of the child’s life. This then helps with the care and learning needs of all children as if the child has a disability which affects their learning. The teacher will have to get another professional in that knows what they are doing to help care for the child and help with the child’s learning. This means that the child will be getting a full learning experience and understand the lesson because it is easier for them.