Certificate in Child Care and Education 3rd Edition (PDF)

Certificate in Child Care and Education 3rd Edition (PDF)
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Published 2002;
Pages: 332;
Authors: Penny Tassoni;
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers;
Language: English;
Size: 194 Mb;

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UNIT 1 THE PHYSICAL CARE AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHILD
Chapter 1 Providing a safe and secure environment
Stages and sequences of physical development
Understanding the difference between growth and development
Measuring growth
Measuring development
What is 'normal"?
Before 12 months
Building up a picture of development
How different aspects of physical development are linked
Providing a safe and secure environment
Creating a pleasant and caring environment
The essentials of being a good early years worker
Providing a reassuring environment
Our responsibility to keep children safe
Promoting a safe environment
Toys and play materials
Supervising children
How layouts can affect safety
Reporting hazards
Outdoor areas which also need to be checked for safety
The physical layout of the environment
Activities, equipment and materials
How displays can make an environment attractive
Why routines can help children
Building relationships with parents
Keeping children safe on outings
Basic First Aid
Recording accidents
Assessing the situation
Getting emergency help
Dealing with a child who is unconscious
Assessing minor injuries
The First Aid box
Emergency procedures
Informing parents
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Chapter 2 The physical care and development of children Physical care and development of children
Helping children to avoid infections
Ways of minimising cross-infection
Toilet training
Handling and disposing of waste material
Hygiene in the setting
Caring for children's hair, skin and teeth
Clothing and footwear
Children's need for sleep and rest
Hygiene routines for children
The role of the adult in promoting physical development
Your role in supporting children's physical development
Other benefits for children
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
Providing opportunities for
physical activity
Using space effectively
Using equipment effectively
Opportunities for physical activity outdoors
Opportunities for all
Supervising children
Restrictions that may exist when providing outdoor play
Supporting children with special needs
Identifying signs of injury, infection or abuse
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
Chapter 3 Providing food and drink for children
Understanding the importance of good hygiene
Providing a balanced diet
Nutritional values of foods
Providing drinks for children
Foods to avoid giving to children
How much food should children be given?
Should children be offered snacks?
What happens if a diet does not contain enough nutrients?
Calcium and vitamin D in children's diets
Common food allergies
Medical conditions
Diets associated with different cultures and religions
How illness might affect children's appetites
Methods of preparing meals
The social and educational role of food
Making mealtimes fun
Working with families
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
Chapter 4 Caring for children who are unwell and child protection
Caring for a child who is unwell
General signs that children are not feeling well
Causes for concern
Identifying symptoms in children with varying skin tones
Taking children's temperature
Supporting children with asthma
Reporting and recording illness
Caring for sick children
Identifying play activities for sick children
Maintaining a hygienic environment
Understanding child protection policies
Recognising the signs and symptoms of abuse
Policies and procedures of the work setting
What to do if EL child tells you that he or she is being abused
Confidentiality
Involving parents in the early stages of concerns about abuse
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
UNIT 2 WORKING WITH YUUNG CHILDREN
Chapter 5 Sensory and intellectual development and play
The stages of sensory and intellectual development
Social learning theory
Behaviourist theories
Cognitive development theory
The development of play and learning
Stages of social play
Different types of play
Play materials and equipment for different ages and stages of children
Different play activities for children
Cooking activities
Playing different games with young children
Creative play with natural and other materials
Pretend play
Physical play
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
Chapter 6 Working with young children
Language and communication activities
Ways of encouraging children to talk and listen
Common communication difficulties
Books and stories for children
Songs, rhymes and musical activities
Encouraging young children to explore
Types of objects that babies and children can explore
How objects can promote children's development
Interest tables
Using the immediate and local environment to encourage children to explore
Observing young children
Methods of observing children
Carrying out observations on children
Understanding confidentiality
The role of the adult in supporting children during play and planning appropriate activities
Adult-directed activity
Activities initiated by children
Structured activity
Spontaneous activity
Learning opportunities in everyday routines
When should adults intervene in children's activities?
Managing children who are disruptive and uncooperative
Setting out and presenting activities
Promoting anti-discriminatory practice through play
Planning appropriate activities for children
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
UNIT 3 EMOTIONAL AND SOCI4L DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 7 Stages and sequences of emotional and social development
Stages and sequences of emotional and social development
Theories of emotional and social development
The stages of emotional and social development
Activities to promote emotional and social development
The link between emotional and social development and overall development
Helping children cope with their strong feelings
Predicting children's fears
The development of independence, self-reliance and self-esteem in children
The importance of seLf-image and self-esteem in children
The role of the key worker
Ways of helping children to develop self-reliance and social skills
Helping children to gain self-help skills
Creating an environment which promotes emotional and social development
Encouraging a positive identity for children and their families
Encouraging and supporting parents
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
Chapter 8 The role of the adult in promoting emotional and social development
The effects of change and separation on children
Attachment theory
The effects of separation on the child
Understanding the effects of change on children
Helping children and their families to adjust to other settings
Settling-in policies
The role of the adult in supporting children's emotional and social development
Understanding the role of other professionals
Skills we need to support children's emotional and social development 180
Understanding children's behavior
Expectations
What is good behaviour?
Factors affecting children's behaviour patterns
Setting goals and boundaries
The effects of racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination on children's development
Acting when abuse is suspected
How children learn behaviour intervening when children show unwanted behavior
Strategies for managing unwanted behaviour
Why physical punishment is never used by early years workers
Working in partnership with parents
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
UNIT 4 PREPARING FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH YOUNG CHILDREN
Chapter 9 Early years services and working in different settings
Early years services for children and their families
Statutory services
The role of central government in providing services
The role of local authorities
Legal framework
National Childcare Strategy
Health services
Children and education
The role of voluntary organisations and the private sector in providing services
Voluntary organisations
The role of the private sector
Finding out about services for children and their families
Working in different settings
Aims and routines of organisations
Management structures
Good practice in organisations
Policies and procedures in work settings
The rights and responsibilities between employers and employees
Understanding accountability and responsibility
Working in the public sector
Working in the voluntary and private sectors
The rnulti-disciplinary team and links with other professionals
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
Chapter 10 Preparing for employment
Working relationships and roles within a team
Understanding your role as a member of a team
Understanding the roles of other employees
Avoiding conflict in teams
Following instructions
Receiving and acting upon feedback from other team members
Planning and recording
Time management
Confidentiality
Team meetings
Values and principles
Attitudes and values
Children can sense values and attitudes
Prejudice and discrimination
Indirect discrimination - looking at resources
Promoting a positive environment for children
Personal and professional development
Further training
Trade unions and professional organisations
Preparing for employment
Writing a letter of application
Interview technique
Where to get further help
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
OPTION A WORK WITH BABIES
Chapter 11 Work with babies
Stages and sequence of development of babies up to 12 months
Babies need to play
Babies are individuals
Communicating with babies
The effects of lack of stimulation
Encouraging physical development
Preparing food and feeding babies aged 0-1 years
Nutritional needs
Breast~feeding
Bottle-feeding
Feeding a baby safely
Making up bottle feeds
The importance of communicating with babies
Weaning
Preparing and storing foods
Reasons why babies might have difficulties in feeding
Types of milk
Food allergies and special diets
Bathing and changing babies
Choosing washing equipment and toiletries
Making bathtirne for babies fun
Care of skin, hair and teeth
Changing babies' nappies
Differences in bowel and bladder actions
Unusual skin conditions and reactions
Cultural differences in toileting
Dressing babies
Clothing and footwear
Washing babies' clothes
The provision of a safe and stimulating environment for babies
The importance of providing a hygienic environment for babies
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Disposing of body waste and preventing cross-infection
Equipment for babies
Working in partnership with parents
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
0PTION B PARENTS AND CARERS
Chapter 12 Parents and carers
Role of parents in the care and education of the child
Why are parents and primary carers special?
Different types of parenting style and attitude
Different types of family structure and arrangement 281
Parents who do not share the values of the early years setting 282
Parents and the Children Act (1989)
Families live in a variety of environments and under different pressures
Effective communication with parents
The importance of relationships with parents
Ways of relating to parents
The importance of sharing information with parents
Admission/settling-in procedures
Involving parents in the settling-in procedures
Involving parents in the work setting
Using parents' skills and abilities
Understanding why parents might not participate in the work of the setting
Your role within a setting
End-of-chapter tasks and questions
Practice tasks for unit assignment
Quick quiz
Short-answer questions
NVQ matching grid
Answers to quick quizzes
Resources
Glossary
Index


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