Child-carer Essay

Child-carer Essay

Child Development Observation

– In this assignment I am going to describe a child observation that I have done in a nursery for twenty minutes in a play setting. I will explain the strengths and weaknesses of naturalistic observation through the key developmental milestones based in Mary Sheridan (2005) check-list and provide a theoretical explanation to support the naturalistic observation. First of all I would like to explain why the child observation is important for social workers. It is important because it focus on the problems that arise when a child‘s situation is not taken seriously and consequently have harsh consequences for both worker and child (Climbie Report, 2002)….  

Preschool Child Obersvations

– PART 1 The pre-school is in a small rural village with a high ratio of staff. We use a key person system working with the Early Year Foundation Stage (EYFS), promoting the five outcomes of Every Child Matters. We do this by learning through play, risk taking (physically, emotionally and intellectually), creative thinking and listening to children. In partnership with parents who continually inform staff of their child’s welfare, disposition, activities and any concerns both formally and informally….  

Taking a Look at Child Neglect

– … This could be seen as neglect; physical abuse and non-accidental injury; emotional abuse; and sexual abuse (Cawson 2000). Types of neglect on children can somewhat vary and these may include psychological, biological and social deficits (Crittenden 1998). Work undertaken by Howarth (2007) has identified numerous types of neglect and this can be seen below; • Medical neglect – this involves carers denying a child’s illness or health needs, and failing to ask for appropriate medical attention and treatments….  

What Impact Does Entertainment Technology Have on Child Behavior?

– INTRODUCTION It is widely believed by many that the ever-increasing proliferation of technology within entertainment has had detrimental effects on those children exposed to them, with many youngsters forgoing the more traditional pursuits in favour of digital interaction with online acquaintances or artificial intelligence. Entertainment now contains a wide variety of technologies including television (standard or interactive), music, computers, games consoles, toys and the internet, to name but a few….  

Death of Hamzah Khan

– I am going to critically review a newspaper article on the death of Hamzah Khan from Bradford. I will discuss the main findings the research methodology and the way in which it may or may not be useful in the contribution to our understanding of child welfare. I will also include information on child abuse and on the different agencies. The newspaper article is called Hamzah Khan: the harrowing story of an ‘invisible’ child. (Pidd, 2013) The article is about a four years old boy who was starved to death by his mother and was left in his cot for two years….