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YWK1101 Principles of Youth Work
Credit Points: 15
This unit will introduce students to the core principles of what it means to be a youth worker. Primary definitions of youth work as a professional practice will be explored, as well as the varying ways that core principles of youth work practice translate into programs in different ideological and practical settings. This will include principles regarding how the conflicting interests of different stakeholders are to be managed. The unit will survey a number of methodologies used by youth workers, and explore how the relationship with the young person can be constructed differently in each.

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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
C57Bachelor of Youth Work
DMAAACPsychology and Youth Work Double Major
MIYOUYouth Work Minor
MABUSWYouth Work Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013