Unit 087 Work With Children And Young People In A Residential Care Setting

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Unit 087 Work with Children and Young People in a Residential Care Setting

Outcome 1 Understand the legal, policy, rights and theoretical framework for residential care for children and young people

Assessment Criteria
The learner can:

1. Outline current theoretical approaches to residential provision for children and young people
2. Explain the relevant legal and rights framework that underpins work with children and young people in residential care
3. Explain the influence of current policies and legislation on residential care provision
4. Describe how the life chances and outcomes of children and young people in residential care compare with those who are not.

Additional Guidance
Current theoretical approaches may include:
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If a member of staff is niot practicing this the issue should be forwarded to senior management so it can be resolved.

3. Analyse how power, prejudice and discrimination can affect children and young people

All young people will encounter others who may discrimate against them for many different reasons the things they are told may damage there self asteem hindering their learning and feeling of self worth. Others may abuse their power in a physical mental or emotional sense to hurt others and this is to be stopped prematurely wherever possible. It is important in the work place to stop young people abusing their own power and also being taught the importance of npote [predudising or usin g power to abuse others. This should be taught to yioung people froma young age in a person centred way.

3. Explain how to fulfil own responsibilities to colleagues through responsible, constructive and co-operative team working

It is important when working in ateam in a residential care home to know your staff team well and strive to support all young people to the best standard possible. It is important thaty realtionships within the team and both strong and professional in order to ensure that everything is done in a professional manner but everybody is working co operatively too. Team working must be efficient, time managed and
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