Details for Methods Of Youth Work


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSE209
  • Credit points: 10

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Unit Content

Assessment Methods

Work Model Comparison Essay - 30%

Case Study Response Presentation - 30%

Professional e-Portfolio - 40%

Prescribed Text

Batsleer,J. & Davies B. 2012.What Is Youth Work?Nielsen.

Sapin Kate. 2013. Essential Skills for Youth Practice. London: Sage Publications.

Representative References

Gormally, S. and Coburn, A. October 2014. Finding nexus: Connecting youth work and research practices. British Educational Research Journal, 40(5): 869-885.

Kirsh, S. 2010, Media and Youth, Wiley-Blackwell, UK

McCredie, J. 2011, Making Girls and Boys, University of NSW Press, Ltd, Australia

Phelan, T. 1998, Surviving Your Adolescents, Parent Magic Inc, Illinois

Patterson, K; Grenny, J, McMillan, R: Switzler, A. 2002, Crucial Conversations, McGraw Hill, NY.

Patterson, K; Grenny, J, McMillan, R: Switzler, A. 2005, Crucial Confrontations, McGraw Hill, NY.

Patterson, K; Grenny, J, McMillan, R: Switzler, A. 2008, Influencer, McGraw Hill, NY.

Weinberg, L.A., June 2014. Oshiro, M. and Shea, N. Education liaisons work to improve educational outcomes of foster youth: A mixed methods case study. Children and Youth Services Review, 41: 45-52.

White, R. ed. 2009. Concepts and Methods of Youth Work, ACYS Publishing Hobart.

Wood, J., Westwood, S. and Thompson, G. 2015. Youth work: Preparation for practice. Abingdon: Routledge.

Van Hout, M.C. and Phelan, D. April 2014. A Grounded Theory of Fitness Training and Sports Participation in Young Adult Male Offenders. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 38(2): 124-147.