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Essential Skills for Youth Work Practice - Kate Sapin

Essential Skills for Youth Work Practice

Paperback Published: 31st January 2013
ISBN: 9780857028334
Number Of Pages: 280

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This popular textbook gives students a practical understanding of the broad range of skills they will need during the course of their studies and throughout their youth work career.

The second edition includes a new chapter on practice placements, and has been updated to be brought in line with the latest policy and professional regulation context. The book outlines the core principles and values of youth work, and shows that through a participatory, anti-oppressive approach, professionals can make an impact on young people's lives.

Topics covered include: - Reaching out to young people - Developing young people's participation - Working in different settings - Bringing young people together Chapters include practical examples and further reading to enable readers to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

The new edition will be essential reading for all foundation and undergraduate students of youth work. It will also be a valuable resource for qualified health, social care and education professionals who wish to understand the intricacies of working with young people.

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'Kate Sapin's new edition is grounded in the core values of youth work and explores contentious contemporary issues in an accessible and balanced manner. It is essential reading for all students of youth work from Foundation to Masters Level and for those working within the profession' - Jean Hatton, University of Huddersfield 'Once again Kate Sapin delivers a clear, concise and relevant text to all interested in knowing more about the profession of youth work. This new edition builds on the strengths of the first one bringing further insight and clarity into previously covered areas as well as introducing the reader to new areas for exploration and reflection' - Steve Bullock, University of Gloucestershire

PART ONE: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS Understanding Youth Work Locating Youth Work in Different Settings Reaching Out Establishing Voluntary Relationships PART TWO: WORKING TOGETHER Bringing Young People Together Having Fun Working on Issues Sustaining Growth in Groups Enhancing Young People's Participation PART THREE: SUSTAINING DEVELOPMENT Developing a Project Proposal Managing a Project Organising Student Placements Using Supervision

ISBN: 9780857028334
ISBN-10: 0857028332
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 31st January 2013
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 17.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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