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Working with young people: Roles and responsibilities
In this free course, Working with young people: Roles and responsibilities, we look at the roles that are taken when working with young people. We focus on what those working with young people actually do, starting with some analysis of roles. We show that, in the context of work with young people, the term is more than simply a statement about who does what: it also says something about the kinds of relationships we form with young people and the values we bring to our work. We then move on to discuss roles in relation to the 'bigger picture' of organisations and projects that are concerned with young people.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- describe and analyse interventions by practitioners working with young people
- describe the key responsibilities of practitioners working with young people.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1: Thinking about roles
- 1.1 Preamble
- 1.2 Actions
- 1.3 Characters: the Ally and the ‘Emotional worker’
- 1.4 Characters: the Catalyst, the Mentor and the Advocate
- 1.5 Characters: the Facilitator and the Supervisor
- 1.6 Philosophies
- 1.7 Understanding Roles
- 2: Roles in a wider context
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