E1- Describe the responsibility of the practitioner in professional relationships.

There are lots of responsibilities that the practitioner needs to consider to maintain professional relationships, the main ones are that we know each and every child’s individual needs, as all children are different and have different abilities and strengths and as a practitioner we need to understand that and help them to meet their individual milestones and support them in areas that the children struggle with.

Being hygienic is also an important responsibility because when your working with children you have to make sure every where is clean so there is no germs or bacteria on tables etc. as children can become ill when exposed to this. The practitioner should always be hygienic themselves by making sure they themselves are clean by not the same shoes everyday as there feet may start to smell, making sure they use deodorant and wear clean appropriate clothes as parents and teachers would not want you working with their children if you were not clean and practiced good hygiene because practitioners are role models to the children.

E2 - Discuss two issues which contribute to maintaining professional relationships with children and adults.

Having good communication is important in maintaining good relationships with other practitioners because parents and children need to feel comfortable to come into the setting and discuss things with the practitioners. Children need to feel comfortable with talking to practitioners too, because they could have something on their mind or a message from home to pass on to the practitioner and if they feel uncomfortable it is likely they will just leave it.

E3 - Explain the value of working with multi-professional approach when working with parents and children

The values of working with multi-professionals are that; working with other professionals such as nurses, support workers, special education needs coordinators, speech...