Full Title:Youth Work Relationships
Module Code:YTWK H7002
Credits: 7.5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Recognise the nature and importance of the Youth Work Relationship.
  2. Explore the factors that influence our perception of young people.
  3. Describe how personal values and beliefs can influence behaviour and attitudes.
  4. Demonstrate how to begin, build and maintain a'Youth Work' relationship.
  5. Explore the many factors that can affect how young people present and explore different methods of engagement.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Exploration of the unique nature of the youth work relationship, compare and contrast with relationship theory.
Values and beliefs and how they influence perceptions and behaviour.
Beginning, building, maintaining and ending relationships.
Boundaries and clarities of roles.
Exploration of relevant theory in particular 'attachment' and how different approaches can be applied to relationship building with young people.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment n/a 1,2,3,4,5 100.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Rogers, V., Lets Talk Relationships, National Youth Agency Leicester
  • Howe, D. 1995, Attachment Theory for Social Work Practice, Palgrave
  • Taylor, A. 2003, Responding to Adolescents, Russell House Publishing
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_HCYWO_7 Bachelor of Arts in Community Youth Work 4 Mandatory
DK_HCYWO_C Higher Certificate in Arts in Youth Studies 4 Mandatory