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Understanding Child Development for 13-18 years

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Understanding Child Development for 13-18 years

Learning Pool Ltd

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Understanding Child Development for Children aged 13-18 years is the third App in the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) Understanding Child Development series. This mobile App has been developed for social workers, teaching professionals, youth and community workers and parents and it has been designed to help professionals working with children and young people;

• To understand the development issues relevant to the 13-18 year age group.
• To make links with knowledge obtained from previous Understanding Child Development Apps for 0-6 and 7-12 year old children.
• To utilise theoretical frameworks to enhance understanding of development within the specific age range.
• To enhance professional competence in relation to decision making based on observation, assessment and analysis.

This App like its two predecessors was developed in partnership with the Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Ulster whom the Northern Ireland Social Care Council commissioned to write the content. The NISCC acknowledge that the authorship and intellectual copyright belong to the Social Work Departments at Queens University Belfast and the University of Ulster through both authors, Dr Anne Campbell and Professor Mary McColgan whose expertise underpins the content of this App.

The development of this App was also informed by a reference group of experts convened by the NISCC. This reference group included social work, education and youth work professionals whose expertise and knowledge ultimately helped shape the App content and style.

The need for these innovative mobile resources was identified by the Office of Social Services, Department for Health and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) who provided the funding for the development of the App and helped me it a reality.
These mobile Apps represents cost effective methods of delivering peer reviewed education material at the touch of a finger and have been warmly welcomed by employers and education providers across all sectors of child care and young people’s service provision.



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This is a free resource for social workers, early year’s workers and parents. It is designed to ensure that social workers, those who work in early years and other professionals in child care have instant access to high quality information on child developmental norms relevant to the 0-6 year’s age group.
This free resource helps you to:

•Access information and pertinent video links in relation to child developmental milestones.
•Utilise theoretical frameworks, via succinct knowledge summaries, video links and hyperlinked references to enhance an understanding of child development and its relevance to practice.
•Draw on significant legislation and policy relevant to work with children and families in NI.
•Utilise and reflect on pertinent case studies which are based on realistic scenarios in practice.
•Critically reflect on social work / early year’s observational skills and knowledge.
•Make decisions based on evidence whilst on practice placement or within the work setting.
•Enhance your professional competence in relation to decision making, based on observations and assessment of child development.
•Understand the impact of child neglect on child development.

The Northern Ireland Social Care Council has been working in partnership with Skills for Care and Development, the University of Ulster and Queens University Belfast to develop this new and innovative mobile application for Child Development. It is underpinned by the expertise of the two universities in Northern Ireland and the authorship and intellectual copyright belong to the Social Work Departments at Queens University Belfast and the University of Ulster through both authors, Dr Anne Campbell and Professor Mary McColgan.

The need for such a responsive tool was identified by the Office of Social Services who have jointly funded its development along with the Skills for Care and Development (the sector skills Council for Social Care and Early Years).

The app presents a cost effective method of delivering peer reviewed educational material and for this reason, the development of the app has been warmly welcomed by employers across all sectors in child care service provision....
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‘Schemas’ is a word to describe the patterns of repeated behaviour you see in children, e.g. continuously emptying containers, moving items from one place to another, or repeatedly dropping things.

Schemas are often mistaken as negative behaviour when in fact the child is teaching his or herself about the world and how it works.

Observing, recognising and understanding schemas means practitioners can encourage positive behaviours which support and extend the child’s learning and development, and enhance the child’s self-esteem.

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Understanding Child Development for 13-18 years
Understanding Child Development for 13-18 years

Free
Understanding Child Development for Children aged 13-18 years is the third App in the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) Understanding Child Development series. This mobile App has been developed for social workers, teaching professionals, youth and community workers and parents and it has been designed to help professionals working with children and young people;

• To understand the development issues relevant to the 13-18 year age group.
• To make links with knowledge obtained from previous Understanding Child Development Apps for 0-6 and 7-12 year old children.
• To utilise theoretical frameworks to enhance understanding of development within the specific age range.
• To enhance professional competence in relation to decision making based on observation, assessment and analysis.

This App like its two predecessors was developed in partnership with the Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Ulster whom the Northern Ireland Social Care Council commissioned to write the content. The NISCC acknowledge that the authorship and intellectual copyright belong to the Social Work Departments at Queens University Belfast and the University of Ulster through both authors, Dr Anne Campbell and Professor Mary McColgan whose expertise underpins the content of this App.

The development of this App was also informed by a reference group of experts convened by the NISCC. This reference group included social work, education and youth work professionals whose expertise and knowledge ultimately helped shape the App content and style.

The need for these innovative mobile resources was identified by the Office of Social Services, Department for Health and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) who provided the funding for the development of the App and helped me it a reality.
These mobile Apps represents cost effective methods of delivering peer reviewed education material at the touch of a finger and have been warmly welcomed by employers and education providers across all sectors of child care and young people’s service provision....



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