Working with Young People
  • Release Date : 03 October 2005
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications Limited
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 229 pages
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015062562163
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Download or read book entitled Working with Young People by author: Roger Harrison which was release on 03 October 2005 and published by SAGE Publications Limited with total page 229 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. `a useful contribution to the development of resources for workers and students′ - Youth & Policy Working with Young People provides a selection of writing from a complex, ambiguous and dynamic field of work. The editors take a multidisciplinary approach to draw together key readings reflecting the variety of theoretical and practical perspectives on working with young people. The selection aims to cover the key themes currently under discussion. Such content means the book equips students with knowledge of values and principles required for successful qualification as a worker in the field. Included are chapters on: " The ethical values and principles guiding practice " Anti-discriminatory practice " Concepts of youth " Informal education " Counselling and youth work This is a student-friendly and engaging text that is linked to the National Occupational Standards for Youth Work and also includes recent policy statements from the National Youth Agency and the DfES. The book is a core text for all those studying for foundation degrees and NVQ2 or 3 in youth work and youth studies, as well as being relevant across the undergraduate fields of social care and education. It is also an invaluable resource for experienced professionals and practice supervisors working with young people in statutory or voluntary organisations. Working with Young People is a Course Reader for the Open University course Introduction to Working with Young People (E131).