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YWK2302 Youth Work Practice 2
Credit Points: 15
YWK1202 Youth Work Practice 1
This unit trains students to apply core youth work principles to processes of assessment and intervention in the kinds of contexts that youth workers face every day. These will often involve informal and casual settings rather than structured counselling sessions, and students will learn how to organise and use such settings to engage young people and assess the need for intervention. Students will be able to practise problem-solving approaches to the primary youth work functions of social education, information, advocacy, referral and support. Primary communication skills of listening, assertiveness, and conflict management will also be addressed. These skills will be practised in a field setting.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
DMAAAEAddiction Studies and Youth Work Double Major
DMAAAHAddiction 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: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010