Details for Methods of Youth Work

Throughout this elective unit students will look at the various contexts and values that impact on youth work. Students will look at best practice in providing support to young people. 

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSC009
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Leeanne Cameron



Awards offering Methods of Youth Work

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

Unit Content


  1. Apply understanding of the social, historical, economic, legal and political contexts of young people
  2. Apply understanding of the context of youth work
  3. Work within the core values and practice frameworks of youth work
  4. Work with understanding of the impact of values in determining the approach to working with young people

Subject Content

  1. Various settings of youth work, both church based and secular
  2. Working models for various contexts
  3. Need for relationship building with youth
  4. Collaborating with other agencies
  5. Research in the youth sector

Assessment Methods

  • Practical Demonstration (30%)
  • Professional Portfolio (40%)
  • Presentation (30%)