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Leading Work with Young People

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Leading Work with Young People is a student-friendly and engaging text which examines the leadership roles which practitioners take on as members of teams, organisations and interagency partnerships. It provides a range of theoretical and practical perspectives, and will equip students with the knowledge, skills, values and principles required for successful qualification as a worker in the field.

The book is divided into five parts: Leadership, Practice, People, Change, ...

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Overview

Leading Work with Young People is a student-friendly and engaging text which examines the leadership roles which practitioners take on as members of teams, organisations and interagency partnerships. It provides a range of theoretical and practical perspectives, and will equip students with the knowledge, skills, values and principles required for successful qualification as a worker in the field.

The book is divided into five parts: Leadership, Practice, People, Change, Partnership. The book is an essential text for all people studying for a qualification in working with young people. It is also an invaluable resource for experienced professionals and practice supervisors working with young people in statutory or voluntary organisations. Leading Work with Young People is a Course Reader for the Open University course EI32, Leading Work with Young People.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     viii
Introduction   Roger Harrison   Cathy Benjamin   Sheila Curran   Rob Hunter
Leadership     5
What is leadership?   Michele Erina Doyle   Mark K. Smith     7
The accidental leader   Michael Bracey     25
Youth work and the changing policy environment for young people   Howard Williamson     34
Practice     51
Ethics, accountability and the shaping of youth work practice   Kenneth McCulloch     53
Leading and managing anti-oppresive youth work   Harriet Gore     67
The active involvement of young people   Bill Badham   Tim Davies     80
Crossing the divide: school-based youth work   Tony Jeffs     97
The impact of community cohesion on youth work   Paul Thomas     109
People     125
Managing people   Mike Hudson     127
Towards a learning culture   Peter Hawkins   Robin Shohet     142
Using supervison   Neil Thompson     156
Stucturing support and supervision for different contexts   Hazel L. Reid     164
Change     177
Managing change   Mike Hudson     179
Influencing skills   Neil Thompson     198
'Getting better all the time': a case study of leading and managing change   Bryan Merton   Rob Hunter   Harriet Gore     204
Partnership     215
Linking partnerships and networks   Alison Gilchrist     217
Partnership working in the voluntary and community sector   Vipin Chauhan     232
Managing in integrated services   Rob Hunter   Dee Hammerson   Dee Treweek     245
Evaluation     259
Organizing the daily round   Mark K. Smith   Tony Jeffs     261
Recognising and recording the impact of youth work   Bryan Merton   Hilary Comfort   Malcolm Payne     271
Reclaiming the evaluation agenda   Gersh Subhra     285
Index     299
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