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Question: Unit 1 Understand children and young people’s development in residential childcare.
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare

1.1 Explain the sequence and rate of all aspects of development that would usually be expected in children and young people from birth to 19 years.
1.2 Analyse the difference between sequence of development and rate of development and the importance of this distinction.
1.3 Analyse the impact of adolescent development on a young person’s thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

2.1 Analyse how children and young people’s development is influenced by personal factors
2.2 Analyse how children and young people’s development is influenced by external factors
2.3 Evaluate how theories of development and frameworks to support development influence current practice

3.1 Analyse how and why children and young people’s development can follow non-linear paths at times of transition
3.2 Analyse support to minimise disruption to development during periods of transition

4.1 Compare methods of assessing, recording and monitoring children and young people’s development
4.2 Explain in what circumstances each method would be used
4.3 Explain how children and young people’s own account of their development contributes to the assessment process
4.5 Explain the importance of accurate documentation in assessing, monitoring and recording the development of children and young people

5.1 Explain the importance of early identification of development issues and the potential risks of late recognition
5.2 Analyse how types of interventions can achieve positive outcomes for children and young people where development is not following the pattern expected
5.3 Evaluate the role of multiagency teams working together to address development issues in children and young people

Answer: 1.1
Children and young people may not follow the expected pattern of development from birth to 19 years for many reasons. There are both external and internal factors that may contribute to the process. At birth there may be implications which can give the mother reason to not bond with her baby as much as is required. This could be down to how much pain the mother has suffered during birth, long labour, no support from father or other relatives, young parents, lack of knowledge, learning difficulties. There may even be biological influences such as disability, gender or even drug / alcohol dependence. Many more reasons could contribute such as economic factors, for example- family circumstances, community, education or culture; however whatever the reason the mothers bond may not be adequate so will have an impact on the baby unless this is short lived and the mother bonds at an early ...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 6295
  • Date submitted: May 11, 2018
  • Date written: April, 2018
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8404

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