10 Caring for Children and Young people
Assignment Title Caring for children, young people and their families
Task 1 (P1)
Imagine that you are a researcher for a local radio station and you have been asked to put together a piece on looked after children and young people.
Task 2 (P2,M1 M2, D1)
Imagine you are a young parent and have recently moved into a new area with your two young children, following separation from your partner who was drinking and abusive. You are worried about the behaviour of your children and are concerned about them being looked after.
You carry out research to find out the support available in your local area and decide to organise the information into a resource pack you can refer to easily if necessary.
Task 3 (P3)
Produce a written document which would identify and explain different factors that would lead to the suspicion of child maltreatment and abuse
Task 4 (P4 & D2)
You are a support assistant and two of the children give you cause for concern that they may be experiencing some maltreatment or abuse. You find it helpful to explain the factors that could lead to the suspicion of child maltreatment or abuse in your report.
Task 5 (P5 & M3)
Explain the strategies and methods that can be used to support children, young people and their families where abuse is suspected or confirmed. Ensure you explain how these strategies/methods help children and their families. (P5)
Assess strategies and methods that are used and how they minimise the harm to children, young people and their families where abuse is confirmed. You need to also assess why some strategies are more effective than others and explain your reasons. (M3)
Task 1 (P1)
Carry out some independent research and use a report to outline why children and young