Cypop 5 Task 2 Essay

1161 Words Aug 20th, 2012 5 Pages
Behaviour Policy

It is my policy to set clear boundaries for children’s behaviour.

My procedure is always to reward and encourage good behaviour. This could be done verbally or in the form of a reward chart.
I will discuss the boundaries for behaviour with all children, if children understand the boundaries they will feel more secure.
I will take into consideration the age and stage of the child and their individual needs.
Distraction will be used to divert a child’s attention.
Where possible, I will explain why what they have done is wrong.
I will be a positive role model for them at all times.
I will discuss any behaviour issues with parents, where necessary.
I will never humiliate, restrain or isolate a child.

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I keep up to date with child protection issues and relevant legislations by taking regular training courses and by reading relevant publications. This helps me be aware of the signs of abuse or neglect and what to do if I have a concern.
I have copies of, and am familiar with, the local Safeguarding Children Board procedures. I have read them and have understood them. If I am concerned about a child’s welfare, I will contact the local authorities, the NSPCC, NCMA or any relevant support services for advice, confidentiality will be assured when it is clear the child is at no risk.
Child protection concerns that could identify a particular child are kept confidential and only shared with people who need to know the information.
Parents must notify me of any concerns they have about their child, any accidents, incidents or injuries affecting the child, which will be recorded. If we notice: * Significant changes in children’s behaviour unexpected bruising or marks or signs of possible abuse. * Any comments made which give us a cause for concern * Deterioration in general wellbeing which causes concern * Signs of neglect
I will implement the Local Safeguarding children’s Board procedures without delay to minimise any risk to the child. I will call the local services’ duty desk immediately; if it is known that a child is at risk of harm. I will follow it

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