Youth Work Principles and Practices

Matsh Youth Development
Course summary
4 days
2,200 USD
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 08/11/2021 09:00 - Abu Dhabi
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2,200 USD
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Abu Dhabi
2,200 USD

2,200 USD
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Youth Work Principles and Practices

Course description

Youth Work Principles and Practices

This program is designed to introduce you to a range of different approaches to working with young people. You may already have experience of youth work. If so, then you have been working in a wide-ranging and complex field. However, you may have experience of only one type of youth work practice. We have designed this program so that you can get a clear understanding of several of the key practices in youth work. This will enable you to develop your insight and skill by allowing you to draw on a rich frame of reference.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Student activities coordinators.
  • Young leaders.
  • Youth workers in government departments, corporates and NGOs.
  • School and University teachers.
  • Professionals responsible for policy formulation and strategy development in youth focused organizations.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

When you successfully complete this program, you should be able to:

  • Define Youth Development concept.
  • Briefly describe, in your own words, the history and position of youth development work in your country.
  • Delineate the professional role of  the youth worker.
  • Explain the important factors that have affected youth development work and that influence current trends.
  • Begin working effectively with young people and adults in enabling them to improve the quality of their lives.
  • Select from a range of different approaches to youth development work those that are most appropriate to specific circumstances.

Training Course Content

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Youth Development
  • What is Youth development? and how does it influence youth work?
  • Youth Development theories and practivcies
  • Interactionist perspective - Functional Perspective
  • Youth Development Values
  • Enabling - Empowering

Day 2

  • Youth development work: history and traditions
  • Youth development work in families and communities
  • Youth work as social and leisure provision
  • Out of school education
  • Youth work for national development
  • Youth welfare work

Day 3

  • Youth development work: models and approaches
  • Treatment Model
  • Reform Model
  • Advocacy Model
  • Conscientisation Model
  • Youth Development Practices

Day 4

  • Youth Worker roles and methods
  • Working face to face with young people in a variety of settings
  • Managing and supporting other paid and volunteer workers
  • Formulating and developing community policies for governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Matsh Youth Development

Matsh Youth Development aims to collaborate on the professionalization of youth work in the Middle East, Africa and Asia by providing Youth Development and Youth Work capacity building programs for youth workers, formulating code of ethics and standards for youth...

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