This unit is part of the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:
In this unit, you will learn about the theoretical perspectives of bonding and attachments, and how these can impact on a child’s emotional well-being. You will also explore the concept of the key person, and how transitions and significant events can affect a child’s emotions.
By the end of this unit, you should have a good understanding of how to promote emotional wellbeing in children.
- Understand children’s needs in relation to emotional well-being
- Understand the requirements for promoting emotional well-being in relation to current frameworks
- Understand the needs of children during transition and significant events
- Identify transitions and significant events that a child may experience
- Describe potential effects of transition and significant events on a child’s life
- Explain the role of the Early Years practitioner in preparing a child for a planned transition
- Explain the role of the Early Years practitioner in supporting the needs of children during transition and significant life events
- Be able to promote the emotional wellbeing of children in own setting
- Identify the needs of children in own setting in relation to emotional well-being
- Work with children in a way that: supports independence, builds resilience and perseverance, builds confidence, supports self-reliance, equips children to protect themselves, builds relationships between children
- Plan an activity to promote emotional well-being in own setting
- Implement an activity to promote emotional well-being in own setting
- Evaluate own role when promoting emotional well-being in own setting