Course Title: Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4262

Course Title: Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS5665C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2013

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 4115

Course Contact Email: jennifer.brooker@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to work in the youth work context.
The unit focuses on the historical and contemporary youth sector practice and understanding of the current status of young people.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH402B Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

Elements:

Apply understanding of the context of youth work

Apply understanding of the social, historical, economic, legal and political contexts of young people

Work with understanding of the impact of values in determining the approach to working with young people

Work within the core values and practice frameworks of youth work


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this unit will include class-based activities, work placement, written and oral tasks.