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SOC312 / SOC 312 / Week 2 Assignment Non-Parental Childcare

SOC312 / SOC 312 / Week 2 Assignment Non-Parental Childcare

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Effects of Non-Parental Childcare SOC 312: Child, Family, & Society

Effects of Non-Parental Childcare

The tradition is that parents should take care of the children. However, we now see that the present day parents are depending more on nonparental childcare centers as there is increased living cost and there are more single parents than the past. Berns (2010, p.161) states that nonparental is defined as the care given by people who are not parents of the

Introduction to the NAEYC. family day care and child-care center. Parents and the staff members usually assess themselves and the services in this system. To be precise. These ensure good development of the children by increasing their social skills. Berns (2010) states that these childcares have affect socialization of the children. The staff should have right knowledge. There are different standards for children ranging from their birth to their entering the kindergarten schools. The physical atmosphere also carries much importance. psychological and social developments get affected. qualifications and professional ethics. The leadership of the management is also important. Standards can be checked on evidences and the best practices ensure a lot. we can see three categorizes.child and this usually happens in the daytime when the parents are busy somewhere. Among many different non-parental childcares. There are ten basic standards to maintain. In 1984. we can say that the cognitive. The childcare centers have to maintain some set standards. These are nannies or in-home care. . the NAYEC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) set up an accreditation system that would be used for ensuring quality benchmarks for the childcare industry. 2008 mentions that the community and families also have roles to play.

The placement for the nannies is also looked after by this organization.Family day-care homes are that kind of childcare center that allows relatives. The International Nanny Association (INA) provides nannies and at the same time. There is also external confirmation of different aspects to ensure healthy. referral sending and conferences. p. it also helps the employers and educators of nannies. the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) asked for these homes to come forward for accreditation on voluntary basis. Berns (2010) mentions that the INA dose background checking. nutritious and playful criteria. behavior and support. It is seen if there are enough interactions. friends along with others to stay at home and be taken care of. Since 1987 the INA has been looking after the nanny industry to ensure high quality of respect. Professional responsibilities are checked. safe. . The caregivers also have continuing education for them. 166) mentions that this accreditation has self evaluation system. In 1988. Berns (2010. When nannies or professional caregivers look after the children at their homes. we have the in-home childcare. The accreditation system also ensures that the caregivers have right knowledge and skill for cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

knowledgeable and assertive but at the same time. Papalia. There are many factors at work in this respect. According to Berns. relationship between the child and parents. It is true that there could be secure attachment when children are with nannies. the child has increased social development. The attachments level is determined by the level of caregiver’s sensitivity. If a child is taken care of in a day care center. outgoing. p. Feldman. Berns (2010. 170-171. 171) states that child-care program help children interact with their peers in a positive and negative manner and these children may respond less to adults if we compare them with children staying at their home. In 1966 Harold Skeels completed a 32-year study on childcare and it was found that the childcare quality can affect the development of the children.The non-parental childcare effects psychological development of the children. Berns (2010) says that the children at child-care centers are more confident. the gender or temperament of the child. Wendkos. the family background. 2010. recent findings of the effects of childcare on the development of children has many aspects. caregiver’s sensitivity and hours spent in the day care are some of these factors. For example. Olds. Children’s social development is affected by the non-parental childcare. p. & Duskin (2010) mention that there may be attachment for the caregiver from the child’s side. self-sufficient. they may not be much .

there is more need for non-parental childcare. They may have less respect for others’ rights. These three categories are the family day-care homes. (2008) mentions that good ratio of children-staff and big group sizes ensure better quality outcome. these can be categorized into three. As there may . All these categories of childcare systems have their authorities. Language acquisition is usually better for those children who attend excellent childcare. or inhome care. and regulations to ensure that children get the best care. al.polite. child-care centers. Berns (2010) argues that low ratio of children-staff can cause lesser academic abilities that may push children to special education curriculum. Papalia & et. Children staying at a childcare center of high excellence can have better academic abilities when they are compared with children staying in poor families or lesser quality childcare centers. rules. Children of the same family background but without any similar childcare experience will generally have lesser academic abilities. Though we may find many different non-parental childcares. Since we now have more single parents and the living cost has risen. They may not like the adults controlling them It has been found that children’s cognitive development gets affected if they are in the non-parental childcare.

Cengage. CA. Belmont. community: Socialization and Support (8th ed. Child. R.M. . Retrieved from http://www.(2008).org/academy/primary/standardsintro. psychological and social development of the children of this childcare.). parents or guardians need to think which category might be best for the child before they place the kid there in the hands of someone else.be effects on the cognitive. family.naeyc. school. Introduction to the NAEYC Accreditation Standards and Criteria. (2010). References Berns.

(2008). E. .. A Child’s World: Infancy through Adolescence (custom 11th ed.. Feldman. Wendkos S. D.Papalia. Duskin R.) McGraw-Hill. Olds.

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