You should also have a good understanding of child development so that you can assess whether a child is developing appropriately for his/her age. The revised EYFS includes examples of adults’ behaviour which might be signs of abuse and neglect. If staff become aware of any such signs, they should respond appropriately in order to safeguard children. Even though confidentiality is paramount, it is important to note that reporting serious safeguarding concerns overrides a family 's right to privacy. All childcare providers must have, and implement, a safeguarding policy and procedures, which should be in line with the guidance and procedures of the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board.
It is important that they work with children 's parents and other agencies who are involved in order to gather all of the information about the child and their family so that they can keep on safeguarding the child. If a child is thought to be at risk the children 's social care have specific responsibilities in order to investigate and decide whether or not action needs to take place in order to keep children out of harms way. It is important that social workers carry out an assessment on children who are thought to be at risk in order to find out what the child 's needs are, the ability of the child 's parents to meet their needs and the family and environmental factors. It is important that they communicate with other agencies that are involved with the child and their family in order to find out other sorts of information from them that they may have some how missed out on. Social workers are expected to take immediate action if they fear that a child is under some sort of danger and not wait for other authorities to take action as it may be
Also, counselor should be aware of their limitations. Counselors need to maintain current knowledge of child development. The main ethical consideration consist of coordinating services to help parents with a mental illness. Based on IAMFC ethical codes counselors need to respect clients and not make decisions for families. Furthermore, counselors needs to follow the guidelines of confidentiality and privacy for the client.
There are many components involved when ensuring students with disabilities are receiving a free appropriate public education (FAPE). Stader
Grouping can have far-reaching effects on students learning and thus careful decisions should be made. More than just, flexibility should be allowed in ability grouping so that the need of different students could be catered. For example, it is suggested that the high-achieving and low-achieving homogeneous groups can interact occasionally so that students are able to learn from each other and acquire non-academic skills. In this way, a more positive image of ability grouping and education can be created in
This statement is based on an assumption that parents can distinguish the right from wrong. Therefore, they can teach children discipline through administering punishment and setting strict rules. Parents can only use corporal punishment as means of discipline but not a way to release anger. Moreover, the article assumes that children are obedient to their parents. If teenagers are rebellious, it will be very difficult to correct their behaviors by using physical punishment.
The circumstances where confidentiality can be breeched are as follows: When the child or young person has signs of abuse for example physical abuse, bullying, or neglect and when there is evidence that the child or young person is homeless. In these instances, you should first refer to the school’s child protection policy to ensure you are following the correct procedures and reporting to the correct authority. If deemed appropriate the situation has to be reported to external officials such as, social services, the Police, child’s parents and/or other teachers. As the Children Act states that children must be protected from significant harm, therefore when a child or a young person makes a disclosure the adult has to be clear to the child
TO CHILD ABUSE In dealing with child abuse there should a legal and family solution - punishment for the abuser and all perpetrators this will bring about a reduction of these terrifying and heartless crimes. In order to implement a legal protection that prevent child abuse a law have to be introduce and implemented by the authorities and law enforcing bodies. The process of designing a law that can protect children against sexual abuse and to prosecute the abuser, these laws
The principal must first be given the opportunity to address the matter with the teacher or other officer, and to take, record and advise on action taken. Child Abuse Types of abuse can include but are not limited to physical, emotional and abuse through neglect. Abuse may be acute or involve a long-term pattern of behaviours and actions and often children are abused in more than one way. Children may be in need of protection where their basic needs are not being met, in a manner appropriate to their stage of development, and they will be at risk from avoidable acts or omission on the part of their parent(s), a carer, sibling(s) or other relative(s). All members of staff have a duty of care to students to ensure they are protected from all harm and threats of harm.
However, the term of “special education” contains a stigma which is often associated with the meaning over identification of students, which need special education services and the inability of students to be treated equally within the classroom. While the term of “exceptional education” refers to the education for students with special needs as well. In
We must also be mindful that there are children and young people who may be at risk of Radicalisation and Extremism. Therefore, prevent training within schools is an essential need. Schools need to ensure that there is a balanced and broad curriculum which promotes the moral, social and cultural development of all children. As well as, assessing risk of pupils who may be drawn into terrorism. Manage online material and prohibit extremist speakers at any events.
When counselling children, one of the ethical issues which we come across is about the Informed Consent. So initial phase in securing the privileges of the client is an informed consent report (Corey, Corey, & Callanan, 2011). Vesper and Brock (1991) stated: “The principle of informed consent was initially intended to assist doctors and specialists to disclose therapeutic procedures to patients and to caution them of any dangers or risks that could come about because of treatment. The purpose of this rule was to allow the patient to make a careful, learned decision in the matter of whether to experience the proposed treatment or system or not” (p. 50). Its base is directly embedded into the autonomy and right of self determination of a client
If a child or young person alleges harm or abuse, it is important to be aware of the school procedures to be followed for reporting concerns about that particular child. Teacher should also know how to respond if a child discloses anything serious to them. • Listen carefully- If a child talks to me about a concern, or if the child tells me about their abuse I will listen carefully and compassionately to what they tell me. • Stay Calm-It is important to stay calm and not show any extreme reaction to what the child is saying.
In the book Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger, the recurring theme of protection of innocence arises. The book primarily focuses on the protection of innocence in children especially and how it affects the main characters struggle against growing up. This theme not only recurred in the book, but also reocurrs in modern society. Modern society protects the innocence in children by providing censorship on specific genres of music and tv shows and by supervising their daily activities. The main character in Catcher in the Rye protected children by trying to block out anything that could mar their minds, such as the F-words in Phoebe’s (teacher) school.
Counselors must make sure that the students information remain confidential if their file or test results remain on a computer based system. Counselors must also take in effect the age, language and level of competence before administering a test to a student. A high school assessment should not be given to an elementary student. There is times when an assessment for an older age group can be given to a student of an younger age only if their level of competence is higher. Testing and assessment are given to students to not only help them on a personal/ social level but also to help the school determine where their students stand academic wise.