level 5 diploma in leadership for the children and young peoples work force Unit 139 Essay

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This assignment will show what services are available in early year’s settings and for young people to support positive development. It will show what assessments we carry out within my setting and I will also critically analyse agencies that are available for referrals, transitions and safeguarding for children and young people.
Explain different theorist and frameworks of child and young person development.

Cross reference Unit 136, Page 7 (unit 136 1.1.2)

Explain the potential impact has on service provision of different theories and approaches.

Cross reference unit 136, page 7 (unit 136 1.1.2)

Outcome based services available for children and young people
Health visitor
Health Visitors are specialists
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Hopefully the new DBS will prevent any information slip through the net and checks will hopefully be more in depth.

Government funding

A parent and carers can now claim a maximum of 15 hours per week over three academic terms (spring, Summer & Autumn). The total number of weeks over the three academic terms is 38. Therefore funding can be claimed for up to 38 weeks each year. Three year olds will be able to start a free nursery place or 15 hours in the September, January or April following their third birthday.
From 1 September, 2013, 20% of 2-year-olds are now eligible for funding towards free childcare. This will improve the attainment and life chances of some of our most disadvantaged children and support working parents which I feel is an excellent idea.
Sure Start
Sure Start Children’s Centres are places where children under 5 years old and their families can receive seamless integrated services and information, and where they can access help from multi-disciplinary teams of professionals. The Sure Start Children’s Centre programme was based on the concept that providing integrated education, care, family support, health services and support with employment are key factors in determining good outcomes for children and their parents. The concept itself is not a new one but it is about building on