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Youth work

Oliver, Billie; Pitt, Bob


Billie Oliver

Bob Pitt


Judith Thomas

D Sellman


This chapter presents the aims and purpose of youth work- what it is, where it happens and who does it. It outlines the roles of youth workers and how they work illustrated with case studies from practice. It offers a flavour of debates and issues facing youth work as a result of the opportunities and tensions created by recent transformations of these services. Opportunities include the integration of services and the challenge of collaborative working with different professionals for the benefit of young people.


Oliver, B., & Pitt, B. (2014). Youth work. In J. Thomas, K. Pollard, & D. Sellman (Eds.), Interprofessional Working in Health and Social Care. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan

Publication Date Mar 19, 2014
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Interprofessional Working in Health and Social Care
ISBN 9780230393431
Keywords youth work, interprofessional working
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