Prioritise staff training and professional development
Supporting the emotional wellbeing of children is part of the core business of everyone.
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Practitioners should be able to manage behaviour effectively and have a clear understanding of the needs of children, including those with social and emotional needs.
Staff training needs should be identified.
Practitioners should be trained to identify and assess the early signs of anxiety, emotional distress and behavioural problems; they should also be able to assess whether a specialist should be involved and make an appropriate request.
Children should be supported to build successful relationships and helped with predictable change and transition.