Youth Work Code of Ethics I remember when I first started as a youth worker. I knew that ethics were important, that they underpinned the work that I did and that a youth work code of ethics existed in Victoria. However, being the gung-ho youth worker that I was, I was more interested in diving […]
To support the podcast, donate here Youth Work Ethics In this episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast ‘Youth Work Ethics’ Aaron speaks with Professor Howard Sercombe about his over two decade looking at and developing Youth Work Ethics documents. Howard Sercombe is a leading youth work academic and practitioner. He has been a pioneer internationally in thinking […]
This week we are learning through video. This is a short clip of Barry Schwartz speaking on Virtue etthics and practical wisdom. Enjoy and discuss. If you haven’t yet, sign up for our newsletter to find out all the goings on at Ultimate Youth Worker. (Sign up here) You can also leave us a comment […]
Working with young people has led me to be in some dicey situations throughout my career. I have worked with young people who use drugs like candy, who have been so abused they have no boundaries and those who have no fear of the future and live like it. I have been in flop houses, […]
A Practice Framework for Ultimate Youth Workers In the field of youth work, where the challenges are as diverse as the young people themselves, the difference between good youth workers and Ultimate Youth Workers is abundantly clear. What makes an Ultimate Youth Worker? To navigate this intricate landscape successfully, youth work practitioners need more than […]
Be a part of the network As a youth worker, your job is to provide support, guidance, and opportunities for young people to reach their full potential. You are a sherpa, helping to guide in the journey. In order to be effective in this journey, you need to stay up-to-date with the latest research, tools, […]
In todays episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast, “Thinking Critically About Youth Work: Part Two”, Aaron continues to speak with Dr. Brian Belton about the need for youth workers to be critically reflective about who we are as professionals.
One of the areas of knowledge and skills that a youth worker must hold is to “work with the young person as the focus”.
In todays episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast “Why research must inform your practice” Aaron speaks to us about the need to use evidence based practice in our youth work. We look at the need for professionals to have a theory base in their industry which informs the way they practice. Why research must […]
In this episode of the Ultimate youth Worker Podcast ‘Child Rights’ Aaron and Jessy give us some insight into the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child and how youth workers can use the articles within it to sharpen their practice.