You can use the Voice in Decisions Technique (VIDT) to help people you work with build the skill of participating effectively in decisions.
You can use the following materials in both one-on-one and group settings — in teaching or direct service delivery. Materials include basic templates, worksheets, facilitation and teaching guides, and background information on the VIDT.
1. Voice in Decisions Technique (VIDT) template: “Having a Say in Decisions That Affect You”
This template takes people through the process of learning how to have a voice in decisions that affect them by asking questions about those decisions.
2. Why Teach the Voices in Decision Technique (VIDT)?
A short explanation about why it’s important to teach people to participate effectively in decisions and why the VIDT is an effective way to do so. It helps to read “Why teach the QFT?” before reading this document.
3. VIDT Facilitation Guide
A step-by-step facilitation guide for leading someone through the process of learning how to have a voice in decisions. This guide can be used for one-on-one sessions (15 minutes or less) or group workshops (30-40 minutes).