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Youth work

Oliver, Billie; Pitt, Bob

Authors

Billie Oliver billie.oliver@uwe.ac.uk

Bob Pitt robert.pitt@uwe.ac.uk



Contributors

Judith Thomas judith.thomas@uwe.ac.uk
Editor

D Sellman
Editor

Abstract

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.

Publication Date Mar 19, 2014
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Interprofessional Working in Health and Social Care
ISBN 9780230393431
APA6 Citation Oliver, B., & Pitt, B. (2014). Youth work. In K. Pollard, D. Sellman, & J. Thomas (Eds.), Interprofessional Working in Health and Social CarePalgrave MacMillan
Keywords youth work, interprofessional working
Publisher URL http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?is=9780230393431
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