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YWK1202 Youth Work Practice 1
Credit Points: 15
This unit provides an introduction to learning from practice. The focus of this unit is to enable students to identify their own strengths and weaknesses as beginning youth work practitioners; to provide students with an understanding of the process of portfolio building; to provide students with opportunities to practise basic skills in working with young people, including making contact with young people, building trusting relationships, engaging the young person as a client, and working on a one to one basis with young people. The unit has a field-based practicum component.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
DMAAAEAddiction Studies and Youth Work Double Major
K16Bachelor of Criminology and Juvenile Justice
DMAAACPsychology and Youth Work Double Major
MAYOUYouth Work Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009