Understand Theoretical Approaches to Building Effective Professional Relationships with Children and Young People and Their Families.

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Level 5 Diploma for Learning Development and Support Services Workforce (QCF) Understand theoretical approaches to building effective professional relationships with children and young people and their families. 1.1 There are several key approaches to developing professional relationships with children and young people such as psychological, behaviourist, humanist and psychodynamic theories; family therapy/systems approaches; and the principles of restorative justice. Psychological approaches, thinking about ways of working that are based on theory and research on what psychologists discover about anything that might actually help people. Behaviourists, determine that what we do is based on the environment that we are…show more content…
At Central PEC we are conscious of all of these areas and therefore have put a robust interview and induction process in place to introduce the student and their families to this new and unfamiliar educational programme and to fully explain the benefits to them whilst being with us. We have learned that over the years this process has meant a higher degree of commitment and trust from both the student and their families. 2.3 Every Child Matters (ECM) is a whole system reform after the tragic death of Victoria Climbie whereby other acts such as the Children’s Act 2004 were built upon. The foundations of which are the five key outcomes: • being healthy • staying safe • enjoying and achieving • making a positive contribution • achieving economic well-being These are now considered the right of every child and are all more achievable if you have a positive relationship with both the child and the families’ concerned so that trust can be built up to facilitate positive influences that can be used to guide them into choosing the correct paths and lead them to healthy and prosperous lives and to achieve their full potential. Understand professional relationships with children and young people 3.1 Although
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