Children are service users too: a guide to consulting children and young people

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This practical guide published by Save the Children is aimed at all organisations that are looking for ways to consult with children and young people. It can be used for drawing up a consultation strategy: there are checklists and question and answer sections as well as examples of good practice in reference to the British Charter Mark criteria. The manual looks at
- Why children should be consulted?
- The principles and practice of consultation, which includes levels of service impact on children and young people, child protection, first steps and planning checklists.
- Charter Mark criteria for consulting with children and young people: indicators and examples of good practice
- A selection of methods for consulting children and young people, including activities for children and young people
In finishes with details of the Children Charter Mark Award, a summary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and "useful organisations" and "resources" lists.

48 p.
Save the Children
Save the Children, 17 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8 RD
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Save the Children

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D : Children 4271