Unit 203 Essay

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UNIT 203 – Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults 1. - To establish a respectful and professional relationship with children and young people, I would ask them to address me by my full name i.e. Mrs Loosemore and I would address them by their Christian name i.e. Millie. I would also always use positive body language and an encouraging tone of voice. I feel that to gain their trust I would never break promises and always follow through with the reward or action that was promised. I always use good manners when interacting with children and young people. 2. - My behaviour may change to be appropriate for a child or young person’s different stage of development, for example:- • If a child was naughty, I would gain eye contact (crouch down) and explain why what they were doing may be wrong. But if a young person was being naughty I would ask them to explain to me why they think that their behaviour was wrong. • If a child or young person was upset I would in both cases use a calm and controlled voice to ask what was wrong. With a young person you may need to take them to one side to express their feelings, where as a child may express their feelings in front of others. 3. - When dealing with disagreements between children and young people, I would in both cases take them to one side and listen to both sides of the argument one by one. In younger children I, would suggest how to try and resolve their disagreement i.e. share, play nicely together. Whereas, in older children I would ask them to explain to me how they could resolve and prevent the argument from reoccurring. 1.4a - To promote effective interactions with children and young people, I always use good manners i.e. please and thank you include all children in all activities and always use positive praise. 1.4b - I would never
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