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Should Youth Workers Make Referrals to other agencies? – Plus a Big Announcement!!

Should Youth Workers Make Referrals to other agencies? – Plus a Big Announcement!!
 

 

 
So, I’m with a colleague from a Substance misuse service and we’re looking at the number of referrals they have received over the last 12 months. […]

December 5th, 2013|blog, Vulnerable young people, Youth work|0 Comments

7 Entrepreneurs you should tell young people about. (Note: They will have probably never heard of any of them!)

This week (4 – 10 Nov 2013) is  Youth Work Week, which is an annual celebration of youth work driven by the National Youth Agency (NYA).
2013 sees the 20th year of this profile raising event.
 

This year the theme of Youth Work Week is Building Skills for Employability.

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November 2nd, 2013|Empowerment, Personal Development, Youth work|0 Comments

Redundancy – 7 simple strategies to help you face it without being overcome with fear (Warning: One of them may make you want to leave work now!)

(Warning: One of them may make you want to leave work now!)
 

Ok, it’s time for what I call a ‘Pull yourself together man’ slap in the face.
Here you go; In the next 6 -12 months, a large number of youth workers employed by local authority youth service will be facing redundancy.
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YWTB 008: Youth Worker As Manager – Part 2: Management Skills, Qualities and Abilities.

Listen To This Episode Now. (00:38:16)

In this episode, Tony brings the second part in the Youth worker as manager series.  The focus here is to explore what skills, qualities and abilities are required to be an effective manager.

 

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An effective manager should possess a specific set of skills and abilities that enables them to influence others to take action.  […]

YWTB 007: Youth Worker As Manager – Part 1: What is Management?

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Youth Worker as Manager

In this episode, Tony responds to the requests of his listeners and introduces the first instalment in a series of podcasts focusing on management within the youth sector.
He answers the question; What is management, and explores the main function areas in the role of a manger.

In the Take Away Tool segment; Tony offers a Time Management Tip.

Click the link below to listen to the episode:

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YWTB 006: Youth Empowerment – Interview With Peggy Taylor

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YWTB 006: Youth Empowerment – Interview With Peggy Taylor
In this episode, Tony speaks to Peggy Taylor, Co-founder and director of training of PYE, Partnership for Youth Empowerment, an International training organisation dedicated to building the capacity within communities to provide arts-based, intergenerational, empowerment programs for their young people.

 

Click the link below to listen to the episode:

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7 Reasons Why You Need a Coach


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YWTB 005: Every Child Needs A Mentor – Interview with Herman Stewart.

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In this episode, Tony interviews Lead Mentor and author of the book ‘Every Child Needs A Mentor’ Herman Stewart.

 

 

As the Founder of Every Child Needs a Mentor, Herman has a passion to help children, young people and adults to benefit from the transformational power of mentoring.

Herman has personally seen mentoring transform lives, hope, results and families.

 

And as young people now face even more complex and demanding challenges, many would benefit from being mentored.

Every Child Needs a Mentor is an integrated mentoring service. They work with organisations who provide services for young people by utilising their award-winning RAMP (Raising Achievement Mentoring Programme) model.

 

Click the link below to listen to the episode:

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YWTB 004 – Job Interview Preparation

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YWTB 004 – Job Interview Preparation
In this episode, Tony discusses Job interview preparation, and shares some valuable insights from the 100+ interviews he has conducted in the last 12-18 months.

Tony also announces the first official YouthWork Toolbox event.

In the Take Away Tool section, Tony shares a simple system to help you to easily digest and […]

July 8th, 2012|Podcast Category|0 Comments

YWTB 003 – Raising the Bar, Interaction and Social Networking.

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YWTB 003: Raising the Bar, Interaction and Social Networking
In this episode Tony talks about raising standards.

This includes not only in youth work practice, but also in the quality of the podcast, sound, structure and content, as well as the Youth Work Toolbox Brand.

The value of Interaction is the running theme throughout this episode, as Tony encourages listener and blog […]

July 3rd, 2012|Podcast Category|0 Comments