Details for Methods of Youth Work

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSC012
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Sharon Clark

Awards offering Methods of Youth Work

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

Unit Content


  1. Identify and analyse social, historical, economic, legal and political contexts of young people;
  2. Discuss the role of the Chaplain in working with young people in church-based and other community contexts;
  3. Acquire the skills necessary to apply the core values and practice frameworks of Chaplaincy youth work;
  4. Report on the impact of personal and professional values in determining the appropriate approach to working with young people.

Subject Content

  • Various settings of youth work, both Church based and community settings
  • Youth work models for various contexts
  • Principles for relationship building with young people
  • Collaborating with other agencies
  • Research in the youth sector
  • Youth work service provision, including case management, assessment and referrals

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • eLearning (online)
  • Intensives

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Case Studies (30%)
  • Professional Portfolio (40%)
  • Presentation (30%)

Prescribed Text

  • Sapin, K. Essential Skills for Youth Practice. London: Sage Publications, 2013.

Please consult your instructor before purchasing any texts