1. Understand why effective communication is important in the work setting. 1. 1 Identify the different reasons people communicate. Daily communication can help with a child’s needs, dislike and likes. Exchanging information between parents, a teacher or pre-school will help you form a partnership gaining reassurance and trust to share thoughts and ideas relevant to do with their child. There are many ways of communication to have in place for parents and guardians: – To inform them of the month ahead (newsletter), this can be e-mailed, hand given or be put up on a notice board/website.
-Any reminders to be sent out via text message and also any photos with parents’ permission that will help the carer through their day and put they mind at ease can be sent this way. – In case of an emergency most parents are contactable via their mobile phone if not contact the child’s next of kin. It is important a child can communicate to who is in there setting during day to day life, Tending to their needs in the way they choose to communicate.
If you can understand the child this will encourage the child’s trust and giving the child lots of praise and reassurance will help maintain the relationship making them also feel comfortable in the setting. Communication with babies can start with as little as facial expressions, greeting them with a smile and hand gestures. 1. 2 Explain how communication affects relationships in the work setting. A positive relationship should always encourage to help the child or young person thrive and meet their needs, goals on their personal plan and succeed in achievements.
Effectively communicating with all the carers around an individual puts everyone at ease when the child or young person is going through a transition. Caring out routine information collecting from parents, colleagues, other carers and possible teachers can help place how the child is feeling, their likes and dislikes, and queries for welfare, Communicating can include body language, facial expressions, tone of voice and ways in which you feel the listener understands and communicates with yourself. When a child has a key worker they feel comfortable with, this can help them settle in to new situation and encourage confidence. I.
e. a new play creche. Knowing the individual on a personal basis will help to know what calms the individual and effectively relax them. Children can settle in to play and learn more effectively when they are comfortable in their surroundings. For those that work with colleagues, it’s essential to that there’s communication between each other about the individual and their family. When information is being duplicated or not passed on this can un-nerve the carers. When relationships breaks down in a professional environment it’s like that the children, young people and their families and carers will notice a less effective service.