unit13

Topics: Psychology, Anger, Human behavior Pages: 2 (279 words) Published: April 23, 2014
To gain evidence for criteria 3.2 discuss the kinds of behavioural problems that should be referred to others and whom these should be referred.

Behavioural problems
Referral

Constantly Child’s angry & showing Aggressive behaviour towards other children swearing, hitting children throwing things at other children.

Keep records of all incidents
Report to supervisor, parents, referral to Health visitor or G.P. will refer to Specialist therapy in behaviour, range of coping skills to defuse their anger & aggressive behaviour, helping to relaxation techniques are taught.

Behaviour problem of Self-harm
Prolong episodes of screams,
Pulling their own hair
Banging their head against wall etc.

Keep records of all incidents refer to supervisor will refer to Health visitor or G.P. would refer to professional psychologist or psychiatrist.

Attention seeking could be
Constantly shouting,
Tipping things on floor regularly or Deliberately being uncooperative may be a sign that they need help.

Keep records of incident refer to
Health Visitor refer to professional to educate parents on how to communicate, child taught social skills such as how to have conversation or play cooperatively with other children

Change of child behaviour on certain days, this could be due to Bereavement in family, Severe illness,
Parent separation,
Physical abuse at home if parents are alcoholic, drug abusers etc. Child showing signs of Bruising from being slapped, cuts, & bite marks, Thrown against hard objects, causing fractures of limb or head, Burns, & Scalds from cigarettes, iron, baths, & kettles

Keep record of days of miss behaviour refer to supervisor, refer to parents, if need refer to G.P. or Social worker who will refer to Professional Psychologist as they will assess, give strategies & will give support to the child.
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