Q- (3.1) A description of the different transitions children and young people may experience ?
The dictionary defines ‘transition’ as the change from one state or phase of life to another, or a change in circumstances. Transitions occur throughout our life,
and all children and young people face many transitions as they move from
dependence to independence; from childhood through puberty and adolescence to adulthood; and from immaturity to maturity. In addition, some children and young people experience critical events and transitions as a result of, for example, bereavement, divorce or separation of parents, and separation
from parents and family as they are taken into local authority care.During the children and young people's lives they experience a lot of transitions such as:
Moving away – This could make the child or young person frustrated because they are being torn away from either their favorite place or friends, this could also make the child become anxious.
Friends moving away – This could make the child or young person feel nervous because they will then have to make new friends which may not be easy for the child, this could also make the child become anxious and become shy.
Puberty – This could make the child or young person feel confused because they can’t control what is happening to them, this could also make the child become dismissive or make the child become argumentative with parents or carers.
Starting a new school – This could make the child or young person feel nervous because they have to make new friends and could make the child feel anxious because they don’t know what will happen. This could also make the child become shy or dismissive or even anxious.
Diagnosis of a disability – This could make the child or young person feel jealousy because he/she may feel different, this could also make the child act unusual such as being dismissive.
Divorce – This could make the child or young person feel frustrated,...