Empowerment and participation: A guide for organisations working with children and young people

Empowerment and participation: A guide for organisations working with children and young people

4 March 2021

This guide provides advice for child safe organisations on building children and young people's participation.

This resource has been produced by Victoria's Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP), the New South Wales Office of the Children's Guardian, and the Australian Centre for Child Protection, University of South Australia.

This guide aims to help organisations empower children and young people and uphold their right to participate in decision-making.

It provides information and tools on such topics as:

  • the importance of empowerment and participation
  • how organisations can support positive participation
  • creating safe and inclusive spaces for children of different ages.

Download the resource via the CCYP website. (PDF)

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