Empowering Children and Young People: Promoting involvement in decision-making

This is a practical resource for professionals and young people to help children contribute to decisions that affect them, as individuals and as a group.

January 1997 15.00 1899120475 9781899120475

This publication can be ordered from our distributor, NBN International.

This manual helps professionals empower children so that they can contribute to the decisions which affect them as individuals and as a group, at unit, local and national levels. It will help to ensure success by providing a training tool for both professionals and young people.

It examines:

  • the importance of empowerment to children and young people
  • the benefits of empowerment to children and professionals alike
  • the barriers to empowerment
  • the need for workers and organisations to understand their own intentions.

All the material is photocopiable.