Working With Children And Young People

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

1 Understand the legal, policy, rights and theoretical framework for residential care for children and young people 1.1 Explain Current theoretical approaches to residential provision for children and young people: Attachment theory – a model of psychology that tries to how long-term and short-term interpersonal relationships between people develop.
Separation/Loss theory tries to explain the insecure attachment behaviour.
Concept of corporate parent. Concept of corporate parenting – A corporate parent can be either a person or an organisation who has special responsibility of taking care of children who are either in care 1.2 Explain the relevant legal and rights framework that underpins work with children and young people in residential care Here are legal and rights frameworks that are relevant to united kingdom as a nation: They include Children act 1989, every child matters 2003, equality act 2010, children act 2004 and care matters 2006 1.3 Explain the influence of current policies and legislation on residential care provision United Kingdom as a nation has national minimum standards requirements for children’s care homes. The current policies that govern those minimum standards include Children Leaving Care Act 2000, Human Rights Act 1998, Office for National Statistics and Local Authority circulars (e.g. LAC (2004). There is emphasis on multi-agency working following a child centred…
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