Publication - Independent report

Can Scotland be Brave – Incorporating UNCRC Article 12 in practice

This project investigated how well practitioners, understood and implemented the full obligations of Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (‘UNCRC’).

Can Scotland be Brave – Incorporating UNCRC Article 12 in practice
Appendix 1 - Laura Lundy questionnaire

Appendix 1 - Laura Lundy questionnaire

Are children's views actively sought? If yes, please give an example of how this is done?
Yes 
No
Examples

Is there a safe space in which children can express themselves freely?
Yes 
No
Examples

Give an example of how you include children who are shy or have difficulty expressing themselves? 
Yes 
No
Examples

Give examples of how you present information to children and young people to help them to understand information they need to make a decision.
Yes 
No
Examples

Do children know that they do not have to take part?
Yes 
No
Examples

Give some examples of the range of options available to help CYP express their views
Yes 
No
Examples

Is there a process for sharing children and young people's views with relevant others? If yes, please share an example
Yes 
No
Examples

Do children and young people know who their views are being communicated to?
Yes 
No
Examples

How easy is it to share views with someone who has the power to make decisions?  Give an example. 
Yes 
No
Examples

Are you confident that CYP views are considered by those with the power to effect change? If yes, give examples.
Yes 
No
Examples

Are there procedures in place that ensure that their views have been taken seriously?  If yes, give examples
Yes 
No
Examples

Have the children and young people been provided with feedback explaining the reasons for decisions taken?  If yes, give examples
Yes 
No
Examples


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