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YWK2113 Youth Work Professional Placement
Credit Points: 30
YWK1101 Principles of Youth Work


In this year-long unit, students are provided with the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts learned in their studies to their role as a professional youth worker in the field. Students will undertake supervised practice and be required to demonstrate that they can perform satisfactorily in all aspects of the role of a novice professional youth worker. Students will explore their professional development needs and prepare for their future careers through a process of individual needs assessment, flexible self-directed learning and reflective practice. The unit has a field based practicum component.


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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C57Bachelor of Youth Work
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014