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Session 4: Understanding human development

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This is a graphic of a pyramid. In the centre are the words ‘Child: Safeguarding and promoting welfare’. On the right-hand side is the label ‘Parenting capacity’ and the following words: Basic care; Ensuring safety; Emotional warmth; Stimulation; Guidance and boundaries; Stability. On the left-hand side is the label ‘Child’s developmental needs’ and the following words: Health; Education; Emotional and behavioural development; Identity; Family and social relationships; Social presentation; Self-care skills. On the horizontal edge at the bottom of the pyramid is the label ‘Family and environment factors’ and the following words: Community resources; Family’s social integration; Income; Employment; Housing; Wider family; Family history and functioning.