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Introduction to Youth Work - 6 week training programme

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Date & Time of Training: 
15 January, 2019 - 17:30 to 19 February, 2019 - 20:30
GMYN, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE

Introduction to Youth Work (ItYW) is a six session training programme that will develop your understanding and skills relating to youth work. 

Each session provides an introduction to a different aspect of youth work, including both theoretical and practical applications in a range of youth work settings. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you choose.

Sessions are:

15th January - Introduction to Youth Work Values 
 Explore the different definitions of youth work and learn how you can embed the underpinning youth work values into your own practice.
*while not compulsory, if you are interested in attending other sessions we recommend that you start with this one, as it underpins other sessions

22 January - Conversations 
Look at how you can build responsive relationships with young people, including identifying and managing boundaries.

29 January - Group Work Skills
Develop an understanding of how to work with groups of young people by examining practical tools and examples.

5 February - Understanding and Meeting Needs 
Explore youth workers' roles as critical and responsive practitioners by understanding young people's needs and knowing how to signpost to further support. 

12 February - Planning, Recording and Monitoring 
Gain insight into the importance and relevance of planning, recording and monitoring youth work, gaining tools and methods of applying it effectively.

19 February - Measuring Impact
Explore what is meant by evaluation, relative practice and impact, using the example of the Most Significant Change Model.

£45.00 per session per person or free* for volunteers 
(*A £10.00 refundable and transferable deposit is required)

GMYN - Volunteer Infrastructure Project (VIP)
Free for volunteers or £45.00 per person per session.
Please quote Manchester Community Central when booking
Further details / booking: 

Contact Natalie Bates
Email: Natalie.Bates@gmyn.co.uk 
Tel: 0161 234 2950

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