Details for Youth Issues


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSE210
  • Credit points: 10

Awards offering Youth Issues

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Assessment Methods

Youth Observation Group Presentation - 25%

Minor Essay - 25%

Individual Presentation - 50%

Prescribed Text

White, R. ed. 2010. Youth Work and Issues, ACYS Publishing Hobart

Sapin Kate. 2009. Essential Skills for Youth Practice, Sage Publications, London

Representative References

Beasley, C. 2010, Gender and Sexuality, Sage, London.

Dean, Clark & Rahn. 2001. Starting Right, Zondervan, USA

Fields, D. 2002. Your first two years in Youth Ministry, Zondervan,  USA

Geldard, G & Geldard, K. 2010. Counselling Adolescents, Sage Publishing , London

Gormally, Sinead 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

Patterson, K., et al, A. 2005. Crucial Confrontations, McGraw Hill, NY.

Patterson, K., et al, A. 2008. Influencer, McGraw Hill, NY.

Straus, B. 2007. Adolescent Girls in Crisis, WW Norton & Company, USA

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

White, R. ed. 2010. Youth Work and Social Diversity, 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.