Assignment on Every Child Matters Essay

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-Work left to complete:
To be completed by 24th September 2015 and emailed to assessor
Unit 030:
2.1 - Identify the positive outcomes for children and young people that practitioners should be striving to achieve. (Talk about Every Child Matters – these are five outcomes that practitioners should be striving to achieve)

2.2 - Explain the importance of designing services around the needs of children and young people

2.3 - Explain the importance of active participation of children and young people in decisions affecting their lives

2.4 - Explain how to support children and young people according to their age, needs and abilities to make personal choices and experiences that have a positive impact on their lives. (For example, a younger child will need more support with making personal choices than an older child. Also a child who has special needs may need more support)

3.1 - Explain the potential impact of disability on the outcomes and life chances of children and young people.

3.2 - Explain the importance of positive attitudes towards disability and specific requirements.

3.3 - Explain the social and medical mo*dels of disability and the impact of each on practice

3.4 - Explain the different types of support that are available for disabled children and young people and those with specific requ0i*-rements (Support may include speech and language therapy and assistive technology)

4.1 - Explain the meaning of equality, diversity and inclusion in the context of positive outcomes for children and young people. (This means practitioners should strive to achieve the Every Child Matters positive outcomes for all children, regardless of their race, gender, religion, sex etc. )

4.2 - Compare, giving examples, ways in which services for children, young people and their carers take account of and promote equality, diversity and inclusion to promote positive outcomes. (For this question, you need to go on the websites below and talk about how they promote equality, diversity and inclusion. http://www.brook.org.uk/ - (e.g. – this service gives sex and relationship advice to all people (heterosexual, gay, lesbian and bi sexual people) www.downs-syndrome.org.uk www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

Unit 032:

1.1 - Explain evidence, approaches and theories about the benefits of creativity for the well being of children and young people. (Please see help sheet attached to email named 032 creativity help sheet)
1.2 - Identify the potential benefits of different types of creative activity.
1.3 - Explain the difference between formal and informal creative activity.+
2.2 - Explain the importance of encouraging children and young people to recognise and value creativity.
3.1 - Identify
1potential resources to support children and young people to take part in organised creative activities.
3.3 - Explain the importance of encouraging carers to support children and young people’s creative activities.
4.1 - Explain the importance of spending creative time with children and young people and the benefits that can result.+
UNIT 030
2.1: Identify the positive outcomes for children and young people that practitioners should be striving to achieve. (Talk about Every Child Matters – these are five outcomes that practitioners should be striving to achieve)
The 5 positive outcomes for children and young people that practitioners should be striving to achieve under the framework of Every Child Matters (ECM) are:

1. To be healthy: Being healthy is about enjoying good physical, mental and emotional health. It should entail having a good balanced diet of; drinking water daily, vegetables, pulses, carbohydrates, protein, mineral rich foods e.g. calcium which is crucial for bone development etc. It is expected that children should have access to health services. This can be crucial in diagnosis some critical illness in young children. E.g. meningitis. A good health service also ensures that children can keep up to date to with their required vaccinations.…