Training on children's rights

Total Respect is a national award-winning training resource delivered by care experienced trainers. It supports the full implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

By the end of this course you should have:

  • a thorough understanding of children’s rights, including the right to participation, and relevance to the delivery of child centred services;
  • explored assumptions about children and young people, listening to young people, and the experience of being a child in care;
  • learnt about involving young people within care planning, young people's involvement in policy development and effective advocacy.

The course is designed to energise and motivate you, with plenty of activities to get you thinking about how children and young people experience being looked after.

Who for?

Adults responsible for, or working with, children or young people in care

Length: 2 days

We recommend this training for: social workers / participation workers / foster carers / residential staff / designated teachers / team managers / elected members / senior managers / independent reviewing officers / service directors.

For more information or to book a place, email