Summerise the Expected Stages of Childrens Behaviour

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5.1. Summarise the expected stages of children’s behaviour.
Children need guidance and personal example from the adults around them to help them learn what is acceptable and what behaviour isn’t acceptable. Behaviour is greatly influenced by primary socialisation and children will react and take in how close family members act. Bandura developed the modelling idea where children would copy the adults around them. “There is much evidence that a child who witnesses or experiences violence at home may develop aggressive tendencies.” There are a number of different types of behaviour these include assertive, aggressive, submissive and manipulative behaviour.
When a child is showing signs of manipulative behaviour they tend to blame others
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The result is likely to be a more frequent display of the unwanted behaviour.”
5.3. Summarise procedures to inform and document inappropriate behaviour.
When children behave differently to other children and act aggressively and non cooperative its best to talk to the child’s parents and to work together as this is vital. From parents you can find out how the child acts at home and the response that the child gives to his parents when punished. If a child behaves so badly that both parents and carer can’t manage the situation then professional advice may be needed to establish if there are underlying issues that are affecting the child and the behaviour could be the only way that feelings and emotions can come out. When dealing with a misbehaving child its best not to shout at the child but to just speak with a strong raised voice to show the behaviour is wrong. Any form of inappropriate behaviour is important to be documented and also the forms of discipline, such as time outs, should be reported to parents verbally and also in writing.
Behaviour policies are a good way to make sure everyone works to the same guidelines and can help staff to refer back and decide what actions to take. Policies are also useful as