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View Unit : Understand children and young person’s development

Unit
Unit Reference Number
F/601/9449
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Understand children and young person’s development
Unit Level
Level 5
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
6
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.5 Child Development and Well-Being
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

The unit need to be assessed in line with the SfC&D Assessment Principles

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Understand the pattern of development that would normally be expected for children and young people from birth-19 yrs

1.1

. Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development that would normally be expected in children and young people from birth – 19 years

1.2

. Analyse the difference between sequence of development and rate of development and why the distinction is important

1.3

. Analyse the reasons why children and young people’s development may not follow the pattern normally expected.

2

Understand the factors that impact on children and young people’s development

2.1

Analyse how children and young people’s development is influenced by a range of personal factors

2.2

Analyse how children and young people’s development is influenced by a range of external factors

2.3

Explain how theories of development and frameworks to support development influence current practice.

3

Understand the benefits of early intervention to support the development of children and young people

3.1

Analyse the importance of early identification of development delay

3.2

Explain the potential risks of late recognition of development delay

3.3

Evaluate how multi agency teams work together to support all aspects of development in children and young people

3.4

. Explain how play and leisure activities can be used to support all aspects of development of children and young people

4

Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development.

4.1

Explain how different types of transitions can affect children and young people’s development

4.2

Explain the importance of children and young people having positive relationships through periods of transition

4.3

Evaluate the effectiveness of positive relationships on children and young people’s development

5

Understand how assessing, monitoring and recording the development of children and young people informs the use of interventions

5.1

Explain different methods of assessing, recording and monitoring children and young people’s development

5.2

Explain how and in what circumstances different methods for assessing, recording and monitoring children and young people’s development in the work setting.

5.3

Explain how different types of interventions can promote positive outcomes for children and young people where development is not following the pattern normally expected.

5.4

Evaluate the importance of accurate documentation regarding the development of children and young people

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