This popular textbook gives students a practical understanding of the broad range of skills they will need during the course of their studies and throughout their youth work career.
Topics covered include:
- Reaching out to young people
- Developing young people's participation
- Working in different settings
- Bringing young people together
- Practice placements
The new edition will be essential reading for all foundation and undergraduate students of youth work. It will also be a valuable resource for qualified health, social care and education professionals who wish to understand the intricacies of working with young people.
Kate Sapin has been Programme Director of Community and Youth Work courses at the University of Manchester for the past 23 years.
PART ONE: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS Understanding Youth Work Locating Youth Work in Different Settings Reaching Out Establishing Voluntary Relationships PART TWO: WORKING TOGETHER Bringing Young People Together Having Fun Working on Issues Sustaining Growth in Groups Enhancing Young People's Participation PART THREE: SUSTAINING DEVELOPMENT Developing a Project Proposal Managing a Project Organising Student Placements Using Supervision