The Voice of the Child

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of this course participants should:

  • Understand all the different ways that children communicate their lived experiences.
  • Explored what we mean by ‘children’s voices’ being represented in their practice.
  • Considered what children tell us about ‘listening to their voices’.
  • Understood what we mean by children’s rights, participation & advocacy.
  • Looked at what Serious Case Reviews tell us about the pitfalls of not representing children’s voices.
  • Identified good practice principles re ‘recording children’s voices’.
  • Reflected on the diverse needs of children re representing their voices; i.e. non-verbal children.
  • Considered good practice to take back to the workplace