31-5.1 How different types of transitions can affect children and young people’s development A transition is a change of passage from one stage or state to another .Children and young people naturally pass through a number of stages as they grow and develop. Often, they will also be expected to cope with changes such as movement from nursery education to primary school , and from primary to secondary school. These changes are commonly referred to as transitions. Transitions can affect all areas of the development of children and young people: -emotional -personal experiences, such as parents separating , bereavement, entering or leaving care -physical: moving to a new educational setting , a new home or care setting -intellectual -moving
And some young people and children may be abused or exploited so, they need to look after away from their families. The reasons are as follows: 1) Bereavement: most look after children will have experienced so many disruptions in their lives. This may include painful experiences such as family bereavement. As a result the children’s education may become affected and they may be below their expected class average. This will have caused from poor concentration, the child may also need specific help in their work and class before any sort of progress can be made.
Children who have run away behaviour those parents find difficult to manage alone. Also children who truancy off school is another behaviour that may lead to the child’s needs to be placed in the foster care systems. Deaths: Sometimes children have to be put in care because family are unable to care for the child after the death of a parent children maybe looked after by the local authority most often it is because the child’s parents or the people who have parental responsibilities and rights to look after the child are unable to care for them. Have been neglected them or the child has committed an offence his local authority has specific responsibilities and duties for a child who is being looked after such as: 1. The local authority accommodation under a voluntary arrangement where the child’s patents agree to the child being
Starting a new school – This could make the child or young person feel nervous because they have to make new friends and could make the child feel anxious because they don’t know what will happen. This could also make the child become shy or dismissive or even anxious. Identify transitions that only some children and young people may experience. Transitions experienced by only some children and young people include: Diagnosis of a disability – This could make the child or young person feel jealousy because he/she may feel different, this could also make the child act unusual such as being dismissive. Divorce – This could make the child or young person feel frustrated, confused because the child or young person may not be seeing one parent as much as before, this could also make the child act unusual such as becoming withdrawn and being argumentative with parents.
Parenting is a process by which parents and children grow and develop, each influencing the other throughout their lives. According to Galinsky’s six parental stages Parents move through a series of six stages from pregnancy, when they prepare for parenthood and the birth of their child, to the time when their child leaves home to enter the adult world. Basically Expectations for their child's behavior and development are measured against the child's actual behavior and development; a parent's self-image may shift as he or she moves through the different stages of parenthood. This information is based on Galinsky's interviews with over 200 couples (Galinsky, 1981). For better or for worse, being a parent changes an individual forever.
Assessment task- CCLD MU 2.2 Contribute to the support of child and young person development Task assessment criteria 3.1, 3.2. * A description of the different transitions children and young people may experience Different types of transition: Emotional * Change in family circumstances (parents may separate, they might lose jobs or Might start working away from home; families may become short of money; someone close to the child might become ill or die; new people might join the family). * Changes in friendships (friend may move away or friendship might change). * Changes in carer/practitioner (children my change nanny or move to different nursery). Physical * Change in location (families might move area, country or move house).
3: Understand the potiential effects of transistions on children and young people. 3.1: Identify transistions expeirenced by most children and young people I feel that a main transisition expieirenced by most children is Starting school as a child grows up, their intellectial ability as well as their communication will also develop. They will be able to become more socialable and learn through the diffrent techques used in the school such as play time where thair able to learn practically and then through the currriculam. I feel that that starting school is a big transistion due to being able to expierence a certain amount of independance. Another big transistion that most children or young person will expieirence is a birth of a sibling the reason why i believe this is a transistion is because they are adapting to a new situation which could either cause happiness or a eliment of jelousy.
Looked after/ care status:These children can sometimes be moved around regularly and this may affect their development. They may have separation and attachment issues and may sometimes not want to go to school. Socially they may be unable to make friends, they may experience academic regression from missing school on a regular basis and emotionally they may become very fragile and unstable. 2.3 Explain how theories of development and frameworks to support development influence current practiceCognitive/ConstructivistPiaget influenced many teaching techniques such as the focus on the process of the child’s thinking and the active role of the learner. Piaget’s focus on the process of the child thinking promoted the development of the stages of cognitive development.
The reasons as to why children may need to be looked after are varied. Their parents might be severely unwell or unable to cope with the child, the child may return back to their family home at sometime in the future if this situation were to change. Meanwhile they may spend time with foster parents or in children’s homes. The length of the time they spend in this situation will vary according to the circumstances. Family breakdown happens for a wider range of reasons; this can include bereavement, parental illness, incapacity, mental health problems or even substance abuse.
After that, children whose parents were getting divorced couldn’t get a great family education. It is an important part of education, because children could get some useful information such as daily behavior from family education. Finally, the most important affect for children by divorce is that divorce might change children’s views of marriage. It’s a role model for children, they could learn from their parents. In the future, they might not be succeed in their marriage.