Leading Work with Young People
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Leading Work with Young People by Roger Harrison
Book Description'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).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412946049
(244mm x 170mm x 16mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Roger Harrison
Working with Young People, Paperback (August 2013)
'Excellent resource that should be essential reading for all those considering working with young people whatever their background or discipline' - Miss Isabelle King, WFD, national Council of Voluntary Youth Services
Supporting Lifelong Learning, Hardback (November 2001)
This Open University Reader examines the practices of learning and teaching which have been developed to support lifelong learning, and the understanding and assumptions which underpin them.
Learning, Space and Identity, Paperback (January 2001)
An introduction of new technologies and in particular the resulting possibilities for our virtual presence in virtual spaces, highlights some comparatively neglected aspects of learning. It seeks to redress the balance by presenting a collection of papers, which view learners as embodied actors in both real and virtual spaces.
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