Identify And Respond To Children And Young People At Risk

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CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and youngpeople at riskAssessment Workbook(for Early Childhood Education and Care students)STUDENT DECLARATIONa.I _________________________________________________ declare that below tasks are my own work. þNone of this work has been completed by any other person.þI have not cheated or plagiarised the work or colluded with any other student/s. þI have correctly referenced all resources and reference texts throughout these assessment tasks. þI understand that if I am found to be in breach of policy, disciplinary action may be takenagainst me.Student Signature:Date:CHCPRT001_ AW_ V2 Copyright 4Life Pty Ltd1 of 26
THEORY QUESTIONSThis section records the results of your classroom based assessments which relate to unit QuestionSatisfactory (S)Not satisfactory(NS)CommentsPart A – Questions 1234Part B Case Studies Case Study 1123456Case Study 2123Case Study 312Part CProject Reasonable adjustment notes:The student’s overall performance is:SatisfactoryNot SatisfactoryIs re-assessment YesNoCHCPRT001 _AW V2 Copyright 4Life Pty LtdPage 2 of 26
necessary?Assessor signatureDateStudent signatureDateCHCPRT001 _AW V2 Copyright 4Life Pty LtdPage 3 of 26
All questions must be answeredPART A - QUESTIONSQUESTION 1Standard 4.2 of the National Quality Standard requires that ‘Educators, co-ordinators and staff members are respectful and ethical’. The Early Childhood Australia Code of Ethics, list ten values that are important to ethical decision making. These include:1.Respect2.Democracy3.Honesty4.Integrity5.Justice6.Courage7.Inclusivity8.Social responsiveness9.Cultural responsiveness10.Education.Choose two of these values and explain how they can help educators to make good ethical decisions.ValueGood ethical decision makingrespectThe educators, co-ordinators and staff members are required to be respect the rights of the children as stipulated in the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child [1991] and they must strive to promote such rights. The educators and the staff members must be respectful of the special relationship that exists between the children and their families. This perspective must be demonstrated while interacting with the children (Parton2014).JusticeThe educators and the staff members must ensure that no injustice is done with any of the children and in case of any injustice; the educators must take immediate steps to avert such injustice. It is the responsibility of the teachers to create a safe and healthy environment with a view to enhance the learning, development , dignity and self-worth of the children. The educators are responsible for ensuring that no child is discriminated on the grounds of sex, age, disability, culture. Under all circumstances, the educators must act in the best interest of the children (Benbenishty et al. 2015).CHCPRT001 _AW V2 Copyright 4Life Pty LtdPage 4 of 26
QUESTION 2Provide an explanation, three indicators and an example for each of the following forms of abuse.Type of abuseExplanationIndicatorsExamplePsychological abuseIt may be defined as any form of inappropriate verbal communication with the childShoutingSwearingIsolatingCorruptingTerrorisingOver-criticisingSwearing in front of the child orterrorising a child to act or refrain from doing any particular act shall amount to psychological abuse.Physical abuseIt may be defined as physical force inflicted deliberately causing harm to the child.BruisingWelts’BurnsLacerationsFracturesDislocations of limbsAny situation that would be considered inappropriate for the development stage of thechild. For instance- shaking an infant would amount to physical abuseeven if the infant is not injured. This is because shaking an infant is inappropriate for the development of the infant’s age.CHCPRT001 _AW V2 Copyright 4Life Pty LtdPage 5 of 26
Type of abuseExplanationIndicatorsExampleSexualSexual abuse refers to the sexual acts against any child.FondlingMasturbationPenetrationFor instance- fondling a child inthe name of expressing love towards the child would amount to sexual abuse;Compelling a child to watch adult movies is another instance of sexual abuse against a child.Physical neglectIt refers to the failure to fulfil the essential requirements of emotional and physical development, thus, jeopardizing the welfare of the child.Inadequate housingInadequate clothingLack of adequate healthcare and foodIf a child is not provided with adequate clothing or housing and is subject to negligence in relation to food or health care, it shall amount to physical abuse.CHCPRT001 _AW V2 Copyright 4Life Pty LtdPage 6 of 26

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