Essay on CYP 3

Submitted By tomharry20
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CYP 3.1
5.2. Evaluate the effect on children and young people of having positive relationships during periods of transition.
Transition periods can be either an exciting or unpleasant time for children and young people. Children and young people need strong attachments, consistency, trust and a good bond with their family, teachers or key workers. If a child has positive relationships the transition can be easier on them because they feel cared for, valued and respected, this will have a positive impact long term on their ability to cope with changes. Children and young people may need to talk to someone about their feelings and will not be afraid to ask for help even on sensitive subjects.
Although there are good points, there are also bad and these could be that children have got a strong bond with their parent or teacher that they suffer from seperation anxiety and may feel unable to cope with transitions and make them feel insecure. This is why when starting nursery most schools have an induction day where the child comes into school with there parent/carer and gets to look around and meet a small group of children they will be starting with and also get to see their teacher. This is done so that children can prepare themselves for this transition whilst they are with their parent/carer for security and reasurance. Most schools also have a day near the end of the school year where they get to spend an hour or more in the next year up so they again get to familierise…