Topic outline

  • Engaging with children and young people

    Explore what you need to know and be able to do to engage effectively with children and young people. This resource covers topics including reflective practice, promoting children and young people’s self-esteem and self-worth, building positive relationships, Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) and children and young people with additional support needs. It’s made up of case studies and a mix of other learning activities, designed to support you to apply your learning to your practice.

    • App for tablets (Android and IOS)

      This resource is available for download onto your iPad and Android tablet.

    • Earn an Open Badge

      Engaging with children and young people Open Badge

      An Open Badge is available to anybody working in social services who has used our Engaging with Children and Young People app. Open Badges are digital certificates recognising learning and achievement.

      To obtain the badge, you need to provide two written statements, of about 100 words each, about how using the app helped develop your learning and how you have or intend to put your learning into practice.

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