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YWTB 010: Social Media Engagement with Expert Katie Bacon



Social Media can be a Powerful tool to engage and support young people, if it’s used correctly.


In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Social Media Trainer, Consultant and Entrepreneur Katie Bacon and explore how to use Social Media effectively to engage with young people.


YWTB-010-clipKatie delivers Social Media training and consultancy in the public, private and charitable sector.


During the last five years she has worked (online & offline) with a wide range of clients: Duke of Edinburgh HQ and the national teams, The Health Lottery, INCULSO EU project, Singapore Youth Service, practitioners from Galsgow, Falkirk, Blackburn, Newham, Lewisham, Camden, Bristol and numerous other public services.

She is a professionally qualified Youth & Community Practitioner with over 13 years’ experience of working with a wide range of hard to reach and vulnerable young people and community members across a variety of settings, i.e. youth centres, schools, detached youth work, prisons and community venues.


Click the link below to download this episode:

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Listen to find out:

What Team Toolbox is.

How Tony is progressing in his business venture.

How Digital Social Exclusion impacts young people.

How a 54 year old Manager started Keek’ing.

Why your Limiting Beliefs should not hinder your success.

How you can use social media to evidence the value of youth work.

Which country has 80 Youth Workers working Full Time ONLINE!!

Which Social Media Platforms Young people leaving Facebook to join.


Resources mentioned in this podcast:

Tony’s FREE eBOOK – Consulting Young People Effectively

Find Katie on the web – Online Youth Outreach

Find Katie on Twitter

Find Katie on LinkedIn

Film clip: Finding The Digital Edge

Full Report: Finding The Digital Edge

Useful Youth & Social Media resource: Munch Poke Ping

Short video sharing platform: Keek


Get your FREE copy of Tony’s eBOOK

Consulting Young People Effectively.