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Unit 301 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
Within this assignment I will be writing about different ways of communication with children, young people and adults and how I would deal with or have dealt with situations. I will also be showing that I understand the legislation policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information including data protection.
It is important that I build positive effective relationships with the children, young people and adults that I work with, to do this I need to be able to demonstrate and model effective communication skills in my dealings with others. I must always consider how I approach people and also how I respond to them. I will
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Children need to be given the chance to speak even if they go round in circles when they are trying to tell you something, I need to have patience and let them speak and not try to rush them. I also need to speak to them in accordance with their ability always remembering to give them my full attention looking at them while they are speaking so that they know I am listening and interested in what they have to say. It is important to make the children feel valued and you really are interested I them.
In order to build relationships with children, I will need to adapt my behaviour and communication accordingly. Children of all ages, cultures and abilities need to feel secure and valued, and my interactions with them should demonstrate this. When communicating with children and young people it is important for me to get down to their level so that I’m not towering over them as this will make them more comfortable. I need to be a good role model to the children I work with as children will learn by my response to them (my communication and the way I communicate with them). It is important to make the children / young people feel included and a part of what you are doing and where you are.
Children of different ages will need different levels of communication, younger children who are just starting school will need lots of reassurance and hugs to make them feel safe. Children who are moving further up the school will need to be able to have time to think
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