Our view of children informs our practice. The recent literature on working with children promotes an image of competent, strong and capable individuals who have their own understanding of the world around them. Children have a view of their own emotions and mental health. Our challenge is to find practices that will help us listen to their voices, and do it in meaningful ways for them.
Foundations: Developing Social & Emotional Wellbeing in Early Childhood Issue 2, p. 5-7