Course Title: Working With Young People In Their Communities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5001

Course Title: Working With Young People In Their Communities

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Bundoora Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Distance / Correspondence

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this module the student explores what is currently understood about the most appropriate knowledge and skills for working successfully with young people in groups.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Learning Outcomes

Topics covered in this unit are:

1.  Working with young people
2.  Getting going in the community
3.  Worker roles and methods
4.  Moving to the next step - social planning

Overview of Assessment

2 essays

Learning Journal