Cwdc Standards 1 Essay

1368 WordsMar 26, 20136 Pages
Standard 1 Understanding the principles and values essential to fostering children and young people. Principles & Values: A Early experiences significantly impact later life. Children learn from birth. The most significant brain development happens in the early years. Early education results from interactions between children and all adults who serve as their caregivers, including parents, relatives, baby sitters, teachers, and foster carers. Values inform or influence choices and action across a wide range of role and context. Successful evolution in culture, systems and practices across a diverse needs base. To be dependent partly upon on a shared philosophy and value base and this needs to be both practical and relevant to…show more content…
• Providing additional help that is appropriate, proportionate and timely: providing help as early as possible and considering short and long-term needs by needing to focus on the primary needs of the child (core needs) first as needs may be many needs so it is appropriate to meet the most demanding needs first then work out from that need to other needs as a structured response. • Working in partnership with families: supporting, wherever possible, those who know the child or young person well, know what they need, what works well for them and what may not be helpful as any information given will help the child and reduce any problems later (what food do they like) or triggers etc • Respecting confidentiality and sharing information: seeking agreement to share information that is relevant and proportionate while safeguarding children and young people's right to confidentiality as defined in the DPA and in line with local policys • Promoting the same values across all working relationships: recognising respect, patience, honesty, reliability, resilience and integrity are qualities valued by children, young people, their families and colleagues. • Making the most of bringing together each worker's expertise: respecting the contribution of others and bringing together all services into a usable tool to help serve the looked after child better and this also helps foster
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