We can facilitate a range of events, training, coaching and other services to support you to improve your own focus on listening to the voices of children and young people. All our services are co-developed and co-delivered with children and young people.
We will work with you to shape any bespoke service you may need. Costs, which can include project worker and young facilitator’s costs, young people’s fees and travel expenses will all be agreed prior to work commencing.
Agenda Days™ are ‘adult free spaces’ for children and young people to come and share their views and ideas.
This could be their views on your
- Service Provision
- Service Proposal
- Inclusiveness, Interaction with service users, potential improvements for service users
- Service Strategy
- Physical Infrastructure & amenities consultation.
CPD – Staff Development in Children’s Rights
We offer training for up to 25 participants, delivered by an IiC Project Worker and two young people who will co-deliver the training.
All participants will then have access to IiC materials.
Training can be delivered as both full and half days as well as bespoke packages created and delivered on request.
All training is CPD Certified and will count towards your annual commitment.
We can offer an Investing in Children Project Worker to help set up and run young people’s activities with your local staff. As long as your service or proposal has young people involved in the process, we can assist. Our support ranges from:
- Research Teams
- Agenda Days™
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Practice Support.
We offer a member of the Investing in Children Management Team and young people if required to provide overall coordination and attendance at:
- Management Meetings
- Board Meetings
- Strategy Days
- Briefing sessions etc.
Peer Mentoring Training – CPD & ASDAN Certified
We can support you and young people you work with to implement your own Peer Mentoring programmes. We offer a CDP-certified Train the Trainer programme, as well as a delivery programme for children and young people which is certified by ASDAN.
Further support can be offered to embed the Peer Mentoring within your organisation, school or service.
We can deliver lectures promoting the voices of children and young people on a variety of issues.
All sessions are co-produced and co-delivered with children and young people who have experience of services.
We can tailor our sessions to fit in with a variety of study programmes, including but not limited to:
- Social Work
- Social Inclusion
- Community and Youth work.
- An independent complaints investigation
- Project and service evaluation
- Safeguarding Advice
- Funding Advice
- Service User engagement strategies.