Child Minder: Supporting vulnerable children (CACHE Level 3)

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This course is the CACHE Level 3 - Understand the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage (CYPOP17) unit. The purpose of this course is to provide you with an in depth understanding of the effects of poverty and disadvantage on children and young people.

At the end of this course you will:

  1. Understand the factors that may impact on the outcomes and life chances of children and young people.
  2. Understand how poverty and disadvantage affect children and young people’s development.
  3. Understand the importance of early intervention for children and young people who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.
  4. Understand the importance of support and partn…

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This course is the CACHE Level 3 - Understand the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage (CYPOP17) unit. The purpose of this course is to provide you with an in depth understanding of the effects of poverty and disadvantage on children and young people.

At the end of this course you will:

  1. Understand the factors that may impact on the outcomes and life chances of children and young people.
  2. Understand how poverty and disadvantage affect children and young people’s development.
  3. Understand the importance of early intervention for children and young people who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.
  4. Understand the importance of support and partnership in improving outcomes for children and young people who are experiencing poverty and disadvantage.
  5. Understand the role of the practitioner in supporting children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage.

The course can also form part of the full CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children's and Young People's Workforce should you wish to progress onto this.

Please note: You will require access to the internet to complete this course.

Syllabus

Unit 1: Understand the factors that may impact on the outcomes and life chances of children and young people.

1.1 Identify the factors that impact on outcomes and life chances for children and young people.

1.2. Explain the critical importance of poverty in affecting outcomes and life chances

1.3. Analyse a strategic national or local policy that has positive impact on outcomes and life chances for children and young people.

1.4. Explain why strategic direction from national and local policy is required to address factors impacting on outcomes and life chances for children and young people.

Unit 2: Understand how poverty and disadvantage affect children and young people’s development.

2.1. Analyse how poverty and disadvantage may affect children and young people’s:

• physical development
• social and emotional development
• communication development
• intellectual
• development
• learning.

Unit 3: Understand the importance of early intervention for children and young people who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

3.1. Explain what is meant by both disadvantage and vulnerability.

3.2. Explain the importance of early intervention for disadvantaged and/or vulnerable children and young people.

3.3. Evaluate the impact of early intervention.

Unit 4: Understand the importance of support and partnership in improving outcomes for children and young people who are experiencing poverty and disadvantage.

4.1 Research the policy and guidance impacting on support services at national level, and evaluate how this operates at local level.

4.2. Explain how carers can be engaged in the strategic planning of services.

4.3. Analyse how practitioners can encourage carers to support children and young people’s learning and development.

4.4. Explain how the interface with adult services is structured so that the needs of children and young people whose carers are users of services are taken into account.

Unit 5: Understand the role of the practitioner in supporting children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage.

5.1. Explain how positive practice with children and young people who are experiencing poverty and disadvantage may increase resilience and self confidence.

5.2. Explain why it is important for practitioners to have high expectations of and ambitions for, all children and young people regardless of their circumstances and background.

5.3. Analyse how and why practitioners should act as agents and facilitators of change in own work setting.

Qualifications

Qualification: CACHE Level 3. Understand the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage

On completion of this course you will receive the CACHE 3 Unit Certificate for Understand the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage(CYPOP17).

CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors. CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new QCF and work closely with Sector Skills Councils to ensure the highest level of quality and a cutting-edge service to their customers, our learners, and the sector.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Study Options

In order to offer our students the most convenient and flexible distance learning courses, Stonebridge Associated College offers you the option to study for your course via two methods:

  • 1. Via the traditional paper-based method.
  • 2. Through the online method via ElearnUK.

If you do not have Internet access, or would prefer to study this course via the traditional paper/postal based study method, you can find more information on the course by clicking on the link below.

Stonebridge Prices

Studying by Post. If you would like to pay by instalments, we do offer an affordable interest free payment plan scheme which allows you to spread the cost of your course over a number of months. However, to use this option you will need to study for your course using the traditional paper-based method. For more information on our payment plans please visit our website at www.stonebridge.uk.com

The reason why the course fee is less if you choose to study online, is because with online study there are no costs associated with postage and printing etc. and thus we are able to offer the course at a reduced rate.

The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course.
(APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 40 hrs.

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