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   CYPW children and young people's workforce
   CYP 3.7
Understand how to support positive outcomes for children & young people 


Suggestions for places to research and professional books to try and access
These will support  your study
Your level 3 course handbook or textbook link to amazon.co.uk
 Active learning - practicalpreschool book on amazon.co.uk
  Every Child Matters 2003
 Report for poverty and children's life chances - MP Frank Field 2010
 Home learning environments - FPI
 Forum search page for locating information on specific criteria
 Verb list - know how to analyse by researching, comparing and contrasting 


yellow star  The following is based on the CYP3.7 OCR unit content © OCR 2010 pdf

Outcome 1 expects you to .. 
Understand how the social, economic and cultural environment can impact on the outcomes and life chances of children and young people

1.1 Describe the social, economic and cultural factors that will impact on the lives of children and
      young people  
1.2 Explain the importance and impact of poverty on outcomes and life chances for children and
       young people
1.3 Explain the role of children and young people’s personal choices and experiences on their
      outcomes and life chances

Social, economic, cultural factors
may include:

personal choice
being in care system
housing and community
educational environment
offending or anti social behaviour
health status of self or family member
health support (GP, health clinic, access to A&E etc)
addictions in family or self
bereavement and loss
family expectations and encouragement
religious beliefs and customs
ethnic/cultural beliefs and customs
marginalisation and exclusion

Helpful resources
yellow star gypsy-traveller.org
yellow star Children's rights alliance for England
yellow star Youth
yellow star British youth council
yellow star NSPCC
yellow star Coram.org.uk
yellow star Poverty statistics  
yellow star  Sexual health resources: Brook.org.uk

Outcome 2 expects you to .. Understand how practitioners can make a positive difference in outcomes for children and young people

2.1 Identify the positive outcomes for children and young people that practitioners should be striving
       to achieve
2.2 Explain the importance of designing services around the needs of children and young people
2.3 Explain the importance of active participation of children and young people in decisions affecting
       their lives
2.4 Explain how to support children and young people according to their age, needs and abilities to
       make personal choices and experiences that have a positive impact on their lives

Positive outcomes
for children and young people may include:

These are the 5 outcomes contained within ECM
being healthy
staying safe
enjoying and achieving
making a positive contribution
achieving economic wellbeing

 Outcome 3 expects you to ..  Understand the possible impact of
disability, special requirements (additional needs) and attitudes on positive outcomes for children and young people

3.1 Explain the potential impact of disability on the outcomes and life chances of children and young
3.2 Explain the importance of positive attitudes towards disability and specific requirements
3.3 Explain the social and medical models of disability and the impact of each on practice
3.4 Explain the different types of support that are available for disabled children and young people and those with specific requirements

Types of support may include:
 speech and language therapy
 support from health professionals additional learning support
assistive technology
specialised services

Outcome 4 expects you to ..  Understand the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion in promoting positive outcomes for children and young people

4.1 Explain the meaning of equality, diversity and inclusion in the context of positive outcomes for
       children and young people
4.2 Compare, giving examples, ways in which services for children, young people and their carers
       take account of and promote equality, diversity and inclusion to promote positive outcomes

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