Childminder Duties on Film Sets: Working Conditions

Over the last two weeks, we looked at the working hours and safety requirements for children working on film and in the performing arts sectors. We discussed the requirements laid out in Section 44 and 45 of the BCEA Regulations but let’s take it one step further and have a look at the additional requirements set out in section 43 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993. Continue reading Childminder Duties on Film Sets: Working Conditions

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Childminder Duties on Film Sets: Safety

Last week we explored sectoral determinations of the department of labour regarding the legal limitations of working hours and break times for children under the age of 15 years old working in the film industry. What about safety? While working hours are a large part of keeping a child safe from exhaustion and abuse, let’s take a look at the safety requirements for children working in the performing arts sector. Continue reading Childminder Duties on Film Sets: Safety

Childminder Duties on Film Sets: Working Hours

At Sitters4U we often assist film houses with childminding services on film sets, Its a fantastic experience for the children performing and an experience in and unto itself for childminder, but what do we need to be aware of when minding kids on set? Continue reading Childminder Duties on Film Sets: Working Hours

Anxiety, How to Treat It and Help Children Cope

Treatment for Anxiety Disorders A child’s anxiety disorder can be treated by a mental health professional. A therapist can look at the symptoms, diagnose the specific anxiety disorder, and create a plan to help a child cope. A type of talk therapy called cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) is often used. In CBT, kids try out new ways to think and act in situations that can cause … Continue reading Anxiety, How to Treat It and Help Children Cope

Anxiety Disorders, Signs, Symptoms and Causes

Anxiety Disorders Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions. That’s partly because everyone experiences stress and worry. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, with different symptoms. But they all share one common trait — prolonged, intense anxiety that is out of proportion to the present situation and affects a person’s daily life and happiness. Symptoms of an anxiety disorder can … Continue reading Anxiety Disorders, Signs, Symptoms and Causes

What is Anxiety and When is it Normal?

What Is Anxiety? Anxiety is really just a form of stress. It can be experienced in many different ways — physically, emotionally, and in the way people view the world around them. Anxiety hugely relates to worrying about what might happen — worrying about things going wrong or feeling like you’re in some kind of danger. Anxiety is a natural human reaction, and it serves … Continue reading What is Anxiety and When is it Normal?