Children's Hearings Improvement Partnership (CHIP) - statement of vision and values

Category: Best interests of the child

12th July 2016

Newly published vision and values have been adopted by the Children's Hearings Improvement Partnership (CHIP).

In particular the statement prioritises:

  • A commitment to the principle of paramount concern of 'best interests' of the child/young person in all elements of our contributions, actions and decision making;
  • Understanding of other's roles and responsibilities in the Hearing system;
  • Respect for the roles and responsibilities of others - demonstrated through constructive, positive behaviours, consistent with the ethos of the Hearing System.
  • Read the new vision and values statement here.


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