Childcare: Childhood and Young People

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Understand how to support

Positive outcomes for

Children and young people

NASSIMA SADOUN

AND

OURIDA OUCHIKH

CONTENTS:

2. UNDERSTAND HOW PRACTITIONER CAN MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE:

2.1 THE POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE THAT PRACTIONERS SHOULD BE STRIVING TO ACHIEVE.

2.2 THE IMPORTANCE OF DESIGNING SERVICES AROUND THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE.

2.3 THE IMPORTANCE OF ACTIVE PARTICIPATION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN DECISIONS AFFECTING THEIR LIVES.

2.4 HOW TO SUPPORT CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ACCORDING TO THEIR AGE, NEEDS AND ABILITIES TO MAKE PERSONAL CHOICES AND EXPERIENCES THAT HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON THEIR LIVES.

3. THE POSSIBLE IMPACT OF DISABILITY, SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (ADDITIONAL NEEDS) AND ATTITUDES ON POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE:

3.1 THE POTENTIAL IMPACY OF DISABILITY ON OUTCOMES AND LIFE CHANCES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE. HANCES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE.

3.2 THE IMPORTANCE OF POSITIVE ATTITUDESTOWARDS DISABILITY AND SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS.

3.3 THE MEDICAL AND SOCIAL MODELS OF DISABILITY AND THE IMPACT OF EACH ON PRACTICE.

3.4THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SUPPORTTHAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR DISABLED CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND THOSE WITH SPECIFIC

2.1-THE POSITIVE OUTCOMSFOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE THAT PRACTITIONER SHOULD BE STRIVING TO ACHIEVE:

Every Child Matters:

The Every Child Matters outcomes were introduced in 2004 in response to the inquiry following the death of Victoria Climbié. The inquiry highlighted the need for services, including schools, to work more closely to protect and support the needs and rights of all children. Schools and other childcare services must demonstrate ways that they work toward each of the five outcomes: ● be healthy: enjoying good physical and mental health and living healthy lifestyle. ● Stay safe: being protected from harm and neglect.

● enjoy and achieve: getting the most out of life and developing skills for adulthood. ● make a positive contribution: being involved with community and society and not engaging in anti-social or offending behaviour. ● achieve economic well-being: not being prevented by economic disadvantage from achieving their full potential in life.

2.2The importance of designing services around the needs of children:

Children, young people, and their families need to participate actively in designing services that meet their needs. Each child or young person needs to be seen as “whole” in the context of his or her families, carers, school, friends and local community. This should be understood, as children and young people grow up, their needs change. It is important to design services that meet children and young people needs because: -promote equality and reduce inequality, to ensure that every child and young person reaches his or her potential. -services to be effective: by ensuring that children’s and young people’s needs are met. -reducing poverty and social exclusion.

-supporting development and transition.
-more concentration on the particular needs of children and young people. -achieve satisfactory well-being in adulthood.
-children and young people make satisfactory progress only if their development needs are met. -enhance the child’s and young person’s experiences.
-ensure when, where and how to support children and young people. (support at early stage rather than late stage). -increase access for disabled children and young people.
-improve the physical environment so that disabled children can take advantage of the education. -improvements in the standards, quality and/or range of educational provision for children and young people with special educational needs.

2.3-THE IMPORTANCE OF ACTIVE PATICIPATION OF CILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN DECISIONS AFFECTING THEIR LIVES:

Participation is an essential part of development. Children and young people should be sought in...
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