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Gender Specific Youth Work: YWTB030

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When is it right to deliver Gender Specific Youth Work?
 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we explore gender specific youth work, and when is it right to exclude young people of the opposite sex.
As a youth worker, the time will come when you will have to work with specific gender groups.

From our experience, much of the youth provision […]

January 5th, 2016|podcast, Podcast Category|0 Comments

Challenges Of Working With Older Young People: YWTB029

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Working with Older Young People Can Be Challenging !!
 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we explore some of the challenges of working with older young people.
As a youth worker you will face challenges when it come to engage young people.

Most UK youth services are aimed at engaging young people aged 9 – 19 years old.

However, young people […]

December 15th, 2015|podcast, Podcast Category|0 Comments

YWTB028: How To Plan A Great Youth Work Programme

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6 Steps To Plan a Great Youth Work Programme.
 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we explore how to plan a great youth work programme.

What is the difference between a project and a programme?

 

A project is an individual or collaborative enterprise that is carefully planned to achieve a particular aim.

 

A programme is a planned series […]

November 23rd, 2015|podcast, Podcast Category|0 Comments

YWTB027: How To Deal With Conflict And Aggression

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How do you respond effectively to conflict and aggression.

 
In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we explore how to deal with conflict and aggression.

Youth workers are on the front line, working face to face with young people.

 

If you’ve been in youth work for sometime it is inevitable you are going to face some challenges and potentially […]

November 17th, 2015|podcast, Podcast Category|0 Comments

YWTB026: National Youth Work Week 2015

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How To Give Young People a Voice.

 
In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we celebrate National Youth Work Week 2015, and we explore the theme of Having Your Voice Heard.

Young people often struggle to have their voice heard.

Adults often times don’t listen to young people.

As a youth worker, part of your role is to empower young […]

November 2nd, 2015|podcast, Podcast Category|0 Comments

YWTB025: Using Social Media In Youth Work

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Is Your Youth Organisation Using Social Media?

 
In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we explore some of the benefits, risks and fears related to using social media to engage with young people.

Social media is not going anywhere, and young people are always going to be ahead of most, when it comes to using new social […]

October 26th, 2015|podcast, Podcast Category, Youth work|0 Comments

YWTB024: Effective Multi Agency Working

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What Are The Benefits of Multi Agency Working?
And What Are The Challenges?
 
In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we explore some of the benefits and challenges found in Multi Agency working.
The youth work landscape has changed and still is changing.

Many youth workers find themselves working in new and interesting projects, oftentimes, alongside other professional from […]

October 19th, 2015|Podcast Category, Youth work|0 Comments

YWTB023: Managing and Maintaining Personal and Professional Boundaries

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Personal and Professional Boundaries.
Why you should maintain them.
 
In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we explore how you can manage and maintain Personal and Professional Boundaries in youth work.
Personal and Professional boundaries are vital in youth work because of the nature of the work we do.

Youth workers are engaged in a relationship with young people […]

October 11th, 2015|Podcast Category, Professionalism|0 Comments

YWTB022: Why Street Based Youth Work Is So Effective

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Street Based Youth Work
Why You should be doing it?
 
In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we discuss the art of Street Based Youth Work – And I also introduce my new Co-Host!!
Oh…. and I also apologise for being missing for almost 8 months!!
I love working with young people in a street based setting. Why? Because […]

October 5th, 2015|Podcast Category|0 Comments

YWTB021: Where Have I Been, And What Have I Been Up To?

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Tony!!
Have You Stopped Podcasting??
 
In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox I respond to a number of emails I’ve received, asking me if I’ve quit Youth Work Toolbox.

I take some time to update you on where I have been and what I’ve been up to.

No, I haven’t quit!

But I have got a new and […]

February 6th, 2015|Podcast Category|0 Comments