This practical guidance note has been developed to accompany The Scottish Governement's National Domestic Abuse Delivery Plan for Children and Young People. Its aim is to provide those responsible for implementing the Delivery Plan with tools and resources for the ongoing process of involving children and young people in the Plan's implementation. It provides practical inforamtion about consulting, researching and working in participative ways with children and young people experiencing domestic abuse. It sets out some of the principles on safe, effective engagement. It discusses the importance of planning and the need for careful consideration of young people's safety and wellbeing. The guidelines also highlight challenges in seeking children's freely given consent and the importance to this particular group of young people of privacy and confidentiality.
The development of a practical guidance note to accompany the Scottish Government's National Domestic Abuse Delivery Plan for Children and Young People. This guidance outlines key considerations for safe, effective engagement with children and young people.