Advancing Youth Work: Current Trends, Critical Questions

Advancing Youth Work: Current Trends, Critical Questions

by Dana Fusco (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415890458
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/19/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Dana Fusco is Professor of Teacher Education, York College, City University of New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Shep Zeldin



1. A Conversation with Ellen Gannett, Dana Fusco and Ellen Gannett

I. Competencies and Credentials

2. Embedding and Sustaining Youth Worker Core Competencies in Out-of-School Time Programs, Sarah Jonas

3. Assessing Youth Worker Competence: National Child and Youth Worker Certification, Dale Curry, Andrew J. Schneider-Muñoz, Frank Eckles, and Carol Stuart

4. Establishing Expertise in an Emerging Field, Joyce Walker and Kate Walker

5. Youth Work and the Education of Professional Practitioners in Australia, Judith Bessant

II. Curriculum

6. A Decade of Educating Youth Workers at an Urban Community College, Pete Watkins

7. A Chicago Story: Challenge and Change, Michael Heathfield

8. The Journey to Becoming a Youth Worker, Camille Williamson

9. On Becoming an Academic Profession, Dana Fusco

10. Preparing the Next Generation of Professoriate in Youth Studies: Mapping the Contested Spaces, Ross VeLure Roholt and Michael Baizerman

11. Youth Development Network: A Site for the Professional Development of Youth Workers, Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte

III. Contexts of Youth Work

12. Youth Work Practice in England, Helen Jones

13. Youth Work as Engagement, Ross VeLure Roholt and Judie Cutler

14. Youth Work across Two Diverse Domains of Practice, Jim Sibthorp, M. Deborah Bialeschki, Carol Stuart and Jack Phelan

15. A Community Education Approach to Youth Work Education, Joel Nitzberg

IV. Conclusion

16. Advancing Youth Work: Opportunities and Challenges, Jane Quinn

17. Framing Trends, Posing Questions, Dana Fusco

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