Assignment 034 Childcare Level 3

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This is a report to show my understanding of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage.

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In this report I am going to show my understanding of the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage. In the report I will include the factors that may impact on the outcomes and life changes of the children and young people, how poverty and disadvantaged affect the development of children and young people, the importance of early intervention for children and young people who are disadvantaged and vulnerable, the importance of support and partnership in improving outcomes for children and young people who are experiencing poverty and disadvantage and the role of the practitioner in supporting children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage.

The factors that may impact on the outcomes and life changes of the children and young people Social factors• Lack of social/friendship networks.Children need friendships to develop their interaction, emotional understanding, empathy and social skills. Children who lack these networks tend to feel isolated and therefore isolate themselves more. They may suffer insecurities about themselves and be withdrawn and shy. They may struggle to communicate, share and understand the needs and feelings of others. They will lack people to confide in or go to for advice.• Poor parental supervision/neglect.Without guidance children do not learn the correct ways to behave. This will cause them to come into conflict at school because they do not know or understand acceptable boundaries. They may be unaware of the dangers they can face in life. They may have a distorted view of their own abilities and may believe that they are allowed to do what they want because they are never prevented. They may believe they are unloved, unimportant and unvalued and as they grow older this could lead to...
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