1. an explanation of partnership model of working with carers
  2. a reviev of potential berriers to participation for carers, and an explanation of how these barriers may be overcome
  3. an explanation of how effective multi-agency working operates within early years provision an benefits children and carers
  4. am explanation of strategies that can be used to support carers who may react possitively or negatively to partnership opportunities.

        All families are unique, but sociologists have noted that the way parents interact with their children has been influenced by their culture, class and ethnic group, and the experience of their own childhood. The birth order, temperament and personality of each child will cause parents to handel each child differently. All parents have their own ideas to raise children, and their ways may be very different from the way I was brought up and how I care children. How parents communicate with, relate to and discipline their children show their ability and willingneess to use their authority as parents. I need to understand about the various parenting styles.
Parents spend more time with their children than any professional carer and will know their child's strengths and weaknesses, anticipate her needs, and have made many decision about their child long before the child starts any educational or care programme. Therefore, it is sensible to work with the parents in all aspects of decision making for the benefit of the child. It will also add to the security of the child to see parents and professional working together, and in regular consultation.
Partnership means:
  5. sharing skills
  6. shared understanding of children's needs
  7. accountability
  8. consistent approach to care and education
  9. common aims and sense of purpose
  10. discussion
  11. negotiation.
Partnership model of working with carers is about how I work with parents/carers to make sure their children are well and happy....

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