Cyp 3.2 Promote Young Person and Child Development Essay

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CYP 3.2 Promote Young Person and Child Development
Be able to assess the development needs of children and young people and prepare a development plan
What are the most relevant factors to be aware of when assessing a child or young person’s development?
All children and young people are different and have different needs. Similarly, a family’s ability to respond to and meet all their needs may also differ. In some circumstances, professional assessment may be required to identify strengths and needs, to ensure that all children, young people and their families receive appropriate support.

Assessment may take place in a wide range of situations and for a variety of purposes, for example:
· A teacher’s assessment of a child’s
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Emotional and Social Development
The emotional and social response the infant, child or young person gives to parents, carers and others outside the family. Also includes consideration of: * the importance of being special to someone, being able to express feelings, developing healthy dependence, developing healthy independence; * nature and quality of early attachments; * self-harm or risk of self-harm; * phobias or psychological difficulties; fears or psychological difficulties such as persistent sadness or tearfulness; * temperament, coping and adjusting abilities for example, after experiencing domestic violence, bereavement or family relationship breakdown; * disposition, attitudes and motivation to change.

Behavioural Development
The behaviour of the child or young person and whether behaviour occurs in a particular setting or all settings. Also includes consideration of: * lifestyle and self-control (including participation in reckless activity and need for excitement); * behaviour in class or other environments where the child or young person comes into contact with their peers; * whether undiagnosed conditions may be
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