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Leading Work with Young People


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

`This is the first book about managing youth work for a very long time and is very welcome. The book will help the developing practitioner become better equipped to lead youth work that is soundly informed by their professional values. It will also be a valuable source for more experienced practitioners wanting to dip in for some analytical sustenance for their daily youth work management' - Mary Tyler, Principal Lecturer, De Montfort University
Leading Work with Young People provides a selection of writing from a complex and dynamic field of work. The editors bring together key readings and newly commissioned material to present a variety of theoretical and practical perspectives on leading and managing work with young people. The book will equip students with the knowledge, skills, values and principles required for successful qualification as a worker in the field.
Chapters include:
" understanding leadership
" supervision
" multi-agency work
" managing change
Leading Work with Young People is a student-friendly and engaging text which examines the leadership roles which practitioners take on as members of teams, organisations and interagency partnerships. The book is an essential text for all those studying for qualification in work with young people and for those who wish to extend their understanding of the field. It is also an invaluable resource for experienced professionals and practice supervisors working with young people in statutory or voluntary organisations.
Leading Work with Young People is a Course Reader for the Open University course Leading Work with Young People (E132).

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction - Roger Harrison, Cathy Benjamin, Sheila Curran and Rob Hunter
PART 1: LEADERSHIP
What is Leadership - Michele Erina Doyle and Mark K Smith
The Accidental Leader - Michael Bracey
Youth Work and the Changing Policy Environment for Young People - Howard Williamson
PART 2: PRACTICE
Ethics, Accountability and the Shaping of Youth Work Practice - Kenneth McCulloch
Leading and Managing Anti-oppresive Youth Work - Harriet Gore
The Active Involvement of Young People - Bill Badham and Tim Davies
Crossing the Divide: School-based Youth Work - Tony Jeffs
The Impact of Community Cohesion on Youth Work - Paul Thomas
PART 3: PEOPLE
Managing People - Mike Hudson
Towards a Learning Culture - Peter Hawkins and Robin Shohet
Using Supervison - Neil Thompson
Stucturing Support and Supervision for Different Contexts - Hazel L Reid
PART 4: CHANGE
Managing Change - Mike Hudson
Influencing Skills - Neil Thompson
'Getting Better all the Time': A Case Study of Leading and Managing Change - Bryan Merton, Rob Hunter and Harriet Gore
PART 5: PARTNERSHIP
Linking Partnerships and Networks - Alison Gilchrist
Partnership Working in the Voluntary and Community Sector - Vipin Chauhan
Managing in Integrated Services - Rob Hunter with Dee Hammerson and Dee Trewick
PART 6: EVALUATION
Organising the Daily Round - Mark K Smith and Tony Jeffs
Recognising and Recording the Impact of Youth Work - Bryan Merton, Hilary Comfort and Malcolm Payne
Reclaiming the Evaluation Agenda - Gersh Subhra

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`This is the first book about managing youth work for a very long time and is very welcome. The book will help the developing practitioner become better equipped to lead youth work that is soundly informed by their professional values. It will also be a valuable source for more experienced practitioners wanting to dip in for some analytical sustenance for their daily youth work management' - Mary Tyler, Principal Lecturer, De Montfort University
EAN: 9781412946032
ISBN: 1412946034
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SAGE PUBN
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2007
Seitenanzahl: 302 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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