Presentation on theme: "I NVOLVING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE IN COMMISSIONING (T OOLKIT )"— Presentation transcript:
I NVOLVING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE IN COMMISSIONING (T OOLKIT )
Introduction House rules and expectations Exercise 1 Why Should we involve Children & Young People in commissioning? How can Children & Young People be involved?
Exercise 2 What will Children & Young People need to be involved? What will Children & Young People gain from being involved? Conclusion
IN GROUPS DICUSS THE FOLLOWING AREAS: Why should we involve Children & Young People in commissioning? How can we involve Children and Young People in commissioning? FEEDBACK TO THE LARGER GROUP
Provide Children and Young People the opportunity to have an influence on services being provided in their area To ensure that services being commissioned for Children & Young People meet the real needs of their peers across the county To enhance their skills, confidence and self- esteem
To enhance their knowledge: communication, listening, understanding of government agendas, politics, partnership working etc To improve outcomes for Children & Young People which complete the Every Child Matters Agenda Be Safe, Be healthy, Enjoy & Achieve, Economic Wellbeing and Making a Positive Contribution
Needs Analysis Writing the Children & Young People’s plan Service Design Tendering Assessments Monitoring Review and Evaluations
Youth Forums Shadow Board School Councils Voluntary Sector NCC Commissioning Teams: Youth Service/Looking After Children/Supporting People etc
DIVIDE INTO GROUPS OF 3 AND 4 AND DISCUSS WHAT YOU FEEL CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE REQUIRE TO BE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN COMMISSIONING? FEEDBACK TO THE LARGER GROUP
Training: local policies and priorities Recruitment & Selection Procurement Rules Tendering Processes Value for Money Commissioning Assessment Monitoring & Evaluation Processes
Support and guidance from workers Transport Refreshments Support from School/Parents/Carers Adequate information/paperwork Most importantly – To be kept informed of the outcomes.
Confidence& Self Esteem Skills and Knowledge Knowledge that services will be shaped accurately for Children & Young People in the County/Area Accreditation ( Via Volunteering Organisation such as Northamptonshire Voluntary Youth Action)
Young People’s involvement is a crucial part of Children & Young People’s Service. Their involvement ensures that we: Provide appropriate and accurate services for Children and Young people Make positive developments and improvements to Children and Young People’s services Provides Children and Young People with skills, knowledge, accreditation, confidence and self- esteem
P RODUCED BY H ELEN D EVINE A REA C OMMISSIONER FOR Y OUTH S ERVICES N ORTHAMPTONSHIRE C OUNTY COUNCIL