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Engaging with children and young people
Engaging with children and young people

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2 Understanding children and young people

While it might seem obvious, in order to support young people effectively it is crucial to go beyond the legal and ethical frameworks that guide interactions and actually understand the needs, wants and challenges of young people.

But how can you do this?

This section will look at steps you can take to better understand children and young people in order to develop more successful relationships and, ultimately, engage more effectively.