Learning Outcomes

When you have worked through this unit, you should be able to:

  • define ideas of participation, power and empowerment, particularly in relation to young people
  • select and use different styles of decision-making, in particular consensual styles
  • consider activities which could enable young people to acquire skills needed for effective participation and decision-making.

Delegates at the workshop for Youth Ambassadors for Positive Living (YAPL) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 5 to 9 May 2004.