Full Title:Working with Young People
Module Code:YTWK B7001
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Describe how youth work seeks to address issues facing young people
  2. Describe and utilise the rapport building process
  3. Shape and encourage a positive group dynamic that facilitates social and personal development
  4. Demonstrate an awareness of adolescence as a stage in life
  5. Implement conflict resolution skills in a youth work environment
  6. Demonstrate a knowledge of child protection policy and health and safety requirements
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The context that young people find themselves in Ireland
n/a
Rapport building process/Non verbal communication/Neuro Linguistic Programming/Transactional analysis
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Group dynamics and how to influence it/stages of group formation
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Adolescence as a stage in life - Physically/Psychologically/sociologically
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The importance and relevance of engagement and empowerment in youth work – Locus of control
n/a
Conflict resolution skills/strategies in a youth work environment
n/a
Child Protection Policy (Children First) and Health and Safety requirements
n/a
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment The Continuous Assessment component will consist of small group projects and a written report. 1,2,3,4,5,6 50.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,3,4,5,6 50.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Practical No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Young, K., The Art of Youth Work, Russell House Publishing, 1999
  • Factor, F. Chauchan, V. Pitts, J., The RHP Guide to Working with Young People, Russell House Publishing, 2001
  • Ingram, G. & Harris, J., Delivering Good Youth Work: A working Guide to Surviving & Thriving, Russell House Publishing, 2001
  • Huskins, J, Quality Work with Young People Youth, Clubs UK, 1996
  • National Youth Agency, Quality Develops – Towards excellence in Youth Services, National Youth Agency, 1998
  • National Youth Agency, Ethics in Youth Work, National Youth Agency, 2004, 2nd edition
  • Youth Studies Ireland, Youth Studies Ireland - Journal, Irish Youth Work Centre, 2006
  • Government Publications 2011, Children First
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_HCYWO_7 Bachelor of Arts in Community Youth Work 2 Mandatory
DK_BBSMA_D Bachelor of Business in Business and Management 2 Elective
DK_HCYWO_C Higher Certificate in Arts in Youth Studies 2 Mandatory
DK_BBSMA_C(?) Higher Certificate in Business in Business and Management 2 Elective