Unit 512 Lead Practice in Promoting the Well-Being and Resilience of Children and Young Peopl
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Unit 512 Lead practice in promoting the well-being and resilience of children and young people
Understand how different approaches to promoting positive well-being and resilience in children and young people.
Explain the importance of well-being for children and young people.
"Child well-being and deprivation represent different sides of the same coin. From a child rights perspective well-being can be defined as the realisation of children’s rights and the fulfilment of the opportunity for every child to be all she or he can be. The degree to which this is achieved can be measured in terms of positive child outcomes, whereas negative outcomes and deprivation point to the denial of children’s rights." Bradshaw et al.…show more content…
I supervise and support a member of staff who keyworks a young person who suffers low self-esteem after growing up in a family dynamic of abuse. This young person suffers from attachment issues and has been known to be sexually exploited by older males. The young person also find it difficult to maintain positive relationship and after a short time will break down the relationship. The keyworker was advised to ask the social worker to do a referral to CAHMS to help support the young person in terms of their emotional needs. Myself and the keyworker had a consultation with a psychologist to discuss the case and what strategies we could use to help build the self-esteem and confidence of young the young person that was clearly showing signs that they needed support in this area. I also sent the keyworker on training on supporting young people manage their emotional needs. The strategies that myself and the keyworker put in place for the keyworker to work with the young person was: *weekly keyworker sessions to for keyworker/keychild bonding * Identify yp's strengths. Get the yp to list thier strengths and always work from your their strengths when trying to deal with less successful events. *create situations where they can make decisions and choices. *Help the set realistic goals and targets. Helping to set realistic targets ensures success