Essential Skills for Youth Work Practice

Author(s): Kate Sapin


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.


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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 RELATIONSHIPSUnderstanding Youth WorkLocating Youth Work in Different SettingsReaching Out Establishing Voluntary RelationshipsPART TWO: WORKING TOGETHERBringing Young People TogetherHaving FunWorking on IssuesSustaining Growth in GroupsEnhancing Young People's ParticipationPART THREE: SUSTAINING DEVELOPMENTDeveloping a Project ProposalManaging a ProjectOrganising Student PlacementsUsing Supervision

General Fields

  • : 9780857028334
  • : SAGE Publications, Limited
  • : SAGE Publications, Limited
  • : 0.510291
  • : January 2013
  • : 242mm X 170mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : Kate Sapin
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : English
  • : 362.7
  • : 280