Develop Positive Relationships with Children, Young People and Others Involved in their Care Outcome 1
Be able to develop positive relationships with children and young people 1)
Positive relationships with children and young people are important as you are a role model to this person and you effectively teaching the young person how to have positive relationships with other people aswell. A positive relationship for a young person can be very important as this increases their confidence and trust in other people. Positive relationships with young people are made by first of all actively listening to the young person and finding out there likes and dislikes, taking an interest in there personal life and most of all talking to them about these things so they know that you are listening to them, you also need to set clear boundaries and ensure these are adhered to, this will make it easier for the young person to understand that you are there friend but you are also in charge and in control, this will build respect in the relationship. To maintain a positive relationship you need to keep on doing all the positive things you did to build the relationship because if the young person see’s that you aren’t taking as much notice about the personal life’s or you know longer know what they like or don’t like the relationship will start to break down. 3)
I believe that I have built very positive relationships with each of the children that I look after, I have a great understanding of what each young person like and dislikes and i know different aspects of what is going on in each of their lives, I also know how to turn a negative situation into a positive one with each child, so my knowledge about them is very good i would say. What they get from me is consistency and clear set boundaries and they know exactly where they stand.
Be able to build positive relationships with people involved in the care of children and young people 2)
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