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Youth Work Practice (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 208
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Practical Social Work Series

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Paperback - 9780230543027

15 February 2010

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06 January 2010

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A contemporary reflection on current practice, this book gets to the heart of what 'youth work' is about. It provides an in-depth overview and analysis of practice,addressing the many experiences of working with young people...

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A contemporary reflection on current practice, this book gets to the heart of what 'youth work' is about. It provides an in-depth overview and analysis of practice,addressing the many experiences of working with young people through insightful chapters written by practitioners themselves.

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Extensively revised to reflect policy change over the last decade
Part of the successful BASW series: introductory and clear
Comprehensive: covers the many aspects of youth work, including activities, group life, conversation and case work
Clear and accessible: provides practical guidance to working with today's young people

Note on Terms
Introducing Youth Work; T.Jeffs& M.K.Smith
Relationships, Friendships and Youth Work; H.Blacker
Engaging in Conversation; H.Smith
Being With an Other as a Professional Practitioner: Uncovering the Nature of Working with Individuals; D.Collander-Brown
The Cultivation ofGifts in all Directions: Thinking About Purpose; D.Forrest
Programmes, Programming and Practice; R.Gilchrist
Activities in Youth Work; S.Harte
Advising and Mentoring; G.MacLeod
Enhancing Group Life and Association; G.Patton
Working With Faith; H.Nurden
Managing and DevelopingYouth Work; G.Millar
Sustaining Ourselves and Our Enthusiasm; C.Pugh
Monitoring and Evaluating Youth Work; J.Rose
Conclusion; T.Jeffs& M.K.Smith.

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TONY JEFFS is an Honorary Lecturer at Durham University, UK, and Visiting Tutor at Ruskin College, Oxford, and Bedfordshire University, UK. Amongst his many publications are Young People and the Youth Service (1979); Youth Work (1988 with Mark Smith); Henry Morris (1999) Informal Education (1999 with Mark Smith) and Essays in the History of Youth Work (2001) and Architects of Change. Studies in the history of community and youth work (2004) (both edited with Ruth Gilchrist and Jean Spence). Tony is Editor of the journal Youth and Policy.

MARK K. SMITH specializes in the field of informal education and community learning. He is the Rank Research Fellow and Tutor at YMCA George...

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TONY JEFFS is an Honorary Lecturer at Durham University, UK, and Visiting Tutor at Ruskin College, Oxford, and Bedfordshire University, UK. Amongst his many publications are Young People and the Youth Service (1979); Youth Work (1988 with Mark Smith); Henry Morris (1999) Informal Education (1999 with Mark Smith) and Essays in the History of Youth Work (2001) and Architects of Change. Studies in the history of community and youth work (2004) (both edited with Ruth Gilchrist and Jean Spence). Tony is Editor of the journal Youth and Policy.

MARK K. SMITH specializes in the field of informal education and community learning. He is the Rank Research Fellow and Tutor at YMCA George Williams College, London, UK, and has been a Visiting Professor in Community Education, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He has worked as a careers officer, youth and community worker, and project worker. He studied economics and politics at the University of Lancaster, and did his doctorate in the philosophy of education at the University of London.

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