Child and Young Person Development

She has noticed that one of the children, Josh has recently become very quiet and withdrawn. Another teaching assistant tells her that she thinks that Josh’s dad has recently moved out and that another man has moved in with his mum.

What should Emily do? Why is it important for her to be sensitive in this situation? What should she remember about confidentiality? A) Emily should inform other staff members and she should start her reasons regarding her concerns and give dates and details. B) Emily should be sensitive to Josh’s need because he is going through a difficult change, which can have an effect on his emotional development.