Involving children and young people in developing social care

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Developing a charter for participation

Young people's charter of participation. The Children's Society, 2001. Provides information on why a charter is important and its potential impact, as well as guidance about how to develop a charter.

Standard! Organisational standards and young people's participation in public decision-making. D. Cutler, Carnegie Young People Initiative, 2003. Includes a checklist for developing participation standards. Available at: