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What are the core values of youth work?

What are the core values of youth work?

1. Six key principles for effective youth services

  • Youth-led. Young people’s voices are central to the provision offered to them.
  • Inclusivity, equality and diversity.
  • Respect.
  • Quality, safety and well-being.
  • Empowerment.
  • Positivity.

What are the four main areas of law in youth work?

These include laws regulating: drugs, mandatory reporting, confidentiality and privacy legislation , duty of care and WH&S.

What is youth work styles?

Different varieties of youth work include centre-based work, detached work, school-based work and religion based work. “Youth work” is defined as activities that intentionally seek to impact young people.

What are models of youth work?

The six approaches discussed are Treatment, Reform, Non-radical Advocacy, Radical Advocacy, Non-radical Empowerment, and Radical Empowerment.

What does a youth support worker do?

Youth Workers assist young people as individuals or groups to solve social, emotional and financial problems in an agency framework. Also known as: Youth Officer or Youth Support Worker. Specialisations: Juvenile Justice Officer, Youth Accommodation Support Worker, Youth Liaison Officer.

What is the main role of a youth worker?

As a youth worker, you’ll set, organise and run community programmes aimed at young people aged between 11 and 25. Through these programmes, you’ll help them to explore and understand their ideas, values and beliefs, building their confidence and life skills so that they can make a successful transition to adulthood.

What is universal youth work?

The focus was on universal youth work. This is defined as practices that are openly available to all children and young adults (as opposed to targeted intervention) and where the stated purpose is not pre-determined or aimed at addressing specific issues or problems as defined by policy-makers.

What are values, principles and ethics in youth work?

I firmly believe that values, principles and ethics are the fundamental part of youth work delivery and practice in youth services. I have been fortunate enough to be part of the service which I am now able to reflect and conceptualize the meaning and implications of the values, principles and ethics of our work with young people.

What’s the value of working with young people?

Working with young people: the value of youth work in the European Union 1 This document has been prepared for the European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency.

What do you need to know about youth work?

Youth work is about having a dialogue, it’s about conversation, we listen and talk. It’s about making relations and building trust among young people. We are informal educators we meet young people and start from where young people are. Our role is to act as a facilitator for young people to gain knowledge.

Is it in the best interest of the youth worker / manager?

Is it not in the best interest of the youth worker/manager to be educated in knowing what are those core principles of youth work are. I believe a good youth worker regardless if they are managers or front line youth workers should in my opinion embrace and embed this in their practice.