Question: Level 5 Diploma Unit 14 Implement a Positive Relationship Policy in residential childcare
Answer is in essay format
Critically analyse how socially aware behaviour and positive relationships interlink.
Explain why the link between behaviour and relationships is relevant to supporting children and young people in residential childcare.
Explain how strategies can be used to develop socially aware behaviour in children and young people by strengthening relationships.
Compare the impact on relationships of restorative approaches and other responses to socially unacceptable behaviour.
Be able to develop a positive relationship policy that promotes good behaviour and positive outcomes for children and young people
Research elements required in a Positive Relationship Policy and the rationale for each.
Work with children or young people and others to evaluate existing policies relating to positive relationships and behaviour management
Develop a Positive Relationship Policy that meets legal, ethical and statutory requirements for promoting socially aware behaviour using reflection and findings from the evaluation
Review systems for risk management and record keeping to ensure they reflect the Positive Relationship Policy
Be able to establish systems to implement the positive relationship policy.
Review systems for risk management and record keeping to ensure they reflect the Positive Relationship Policy.
Ensure systems are in place for children or young people to have access to support and the opportunity to feedback after any use of physical intervention or restraint.
Establish timeframes for regular review of the Positive Relationship Policy and associated systems.
Evaluate the knowledge and skills team members have for
a.) Building trusting and enduring relationships with vulnerable children and young people.
b.) Supporting children or young people to develop socially aware behaviour.
Implement systems that allow team members to reflect on their own practice and emotional responses after addressing an instance of negative behaviour.
Review the impact of the Positive Relationship Policy on relationships and behaviour in settings.
Propose improvements to the Positive Relationship Policy and systems.
Explain principles for the use of physical intervention and restraint with young people and children in residential childcare.
Analyse how understanding of child development and individual needs relate to the use of physical intervention and restraint.
Analyse how the culture of the setting and the approach to support for socially aware behaviour affect the use of physical restraint.
Review a range of checks needed to ensure that training in restraint addresses all legal, ethical and statutory requirements.