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YWK3113 Youth Work Professional Placement
Credit Points: 30
Students must have completed the first year Youth Work units


This unit offers students the opportunity to explore their professional development needs and prepare for future work through a process of individual needs assessment, flexible self-directed learning, reflective practice and the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts in their role as a youth worker. Students will undertake supervised practice and will be required to demonstrate they can perform competencies in the role of a professional youth worker. The unit has a field based practicum component.


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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
DMAAAHAddiction Studies and Youth Work Double Major
K16Bachelor of Criminology and Juvenile Justice
DMAAACPsychology and Youth Work Double Major
MABUSWYouth Work Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012