Supporting Conversations About Difference with Children: Effective Practice Briefing – YCS (June 2021)

Summary: Attached below is a briefing from YCS concerning supporting conversations about difference with children. 




Youth Custody Service have produced a variety of Effective Practice Briefings, which have been produced by the YCS Quality Development Team. the briefings are based on up to date evidence and engagement with children, staff and key stakeholders. They provide concise and easily accessible advice and guidance for front-line staff. They are not intended as a complete review of all evidence but an initial summary of helpful information and guidance. 

Attached below is the briefing concerning having conversations about difference with children.  The importance of having open, meaningful and effective conversations surrounding difference are discussed in this briefing. Substantial resources and a range of practical measures are featured in the text to allow staff to hold conversations on embracing differences and supporting children and young people to feel proud about their identity and what makes them different.