The Educator in a Pastoral Role Essay

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The educator in a pastoral role
Registration period:

Semester 2, 2015

Student surname │ number:

Mennell │ 50918818

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PAGE

ASSIGNMENT RUBRIC

1

1

SECTION 1: BACKGROUND

2

2

SECTION 2: GUIDANCE FOR MARY

5

2.1

Concepts

5

2.2

Phenomenon of child trauma, and the effects of trauma on Mary’s life

6

2.2.1

Phenomenon of child trauma

6

2.2.2

Effects of trauma on Mary’s life

7

2.3

Parental involvement and parental counselling

8

2.4

An individual and learning intervention program for Mary

9

2.4.1

Important guidelines to take into account

9

2.4.2

Reference to the problems in terms of Mary’s subjects

9

2.4.3

Reporting the
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Then she said I shouldn’t wear skimpy clothes around the house. It upset me deeply because it seemed like she didn’t really care about me and she didn’t blame him for what he did. It was like she thought it was my fault. I started staying over at friends’ places and avoiding going home. I told my friends I hated mum’s boyfriend but was too embarrassed to say I’d been abused by him. Sometimes mum told me I couldn’t go out, but often she was too stressed or upset to notice what I was doing. I couldn’t handle the way I was treated at home.
You are Mary’s class and subject teacher, and have always been kind to her. Desperate and alone, Mary stays behind in your class one day, and tells you her story.
You as a pastoral educator are therefore concerned about Mary’s wellbeing and decided to assist her.
Provide your plan of action using the following as guidelines:
SECTION 1: BACKGROUND
Compile a background narrative for Mary’s story. Include information in terms of the following:

Mary’s stage of psychological development according to Erickson’s stages of psychological development (see the Study guide, pp. 9-10)

The possible effects of child abuse (Study guide, section 5.1), sexual abuse (Study guide, section
5.3.5), emotional abuse (Study guide, sections 5.3.3), emotional neglect (Study guide, section
5.3.4) and physical neglect (Study guide, section 5.3.2) on Mary
Hint: provide the definitions first and then apply them

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