A new and comprehensive textbook introducing youth and youth work in the context of contemporary Irish society, focussing on issues and legislation relevant to young people and those involved in youth work.
All FETAC Level 5 Youth Work courses.
Section 1: Young People and Society
Adolescence and the Theories of Adolescence
Young People in Families and Family Law
Education and Employment
Youth and Justice
Youth Subculture and Globalisation
Section 2: Understanding Youth Work
The History of Youth Work in Ireland
Youth Work: Legislation and Organisations
Youth Work: Purpose, Principles and Values
The Role of the Youth Worker
Models of Youth Work Practice
Methods and Approaches in Youth Work
Volunteerism and Youth Work
Section 3: Working with Young People
Factors that Shape Young People’s Lives
Processes and Social Learning
Working with Groups
Good Practice Guidelines
Health and Safety
Section 4: Youth
Caroline Coyne, BA Hons Early Childhood Education and Care, teaches Youth Work, Childcare and Applied Social Studies at FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 in Sallynoggin College of Further Education.
Josephine Donohoe, BSoc Sc, CQSW, DipASS teaches Youth Work, Childcare and Applied Social Studies at FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 in Sallynoggin College of Further Education.