Categorising support for young people
We conducted a sorting and ranking exercise called a "Q-Set" with young people and professionals.
Participants were presented with a group of cards, each with a different possible outcome. Some contained things that helped to get support, and some contains potential barriers to support.
First they reviewed where the cards would rank individually, before working together to create 1 group pyramid. The task was demanding for the young people, but created discussion and engagement in support.
The professionals group used the Q-set in a similar way. The group included 39 individuals, so we split them into smaller groups organised by professional discipline.
Given the intensity of debate across all groups, the exercise seemed to be effective at promoting engagement and participation.