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This program provides you with the knowledge and skills related to the role and status of young people as a basis for youth work practice, advocacy, planning, management and policy decisions.
You will cover current theoretical trends in the social, psychological, biological and legal status of youth, with an emphasis on young people's roles in society, family, work and recreation.
You'll acquire a comprehensive knowledge of Australian society in a global context and how to understand and work with young people in face-to-face situations.
You will develop a solid grounding in legal and justice issues for youth, the foundations for social research and workplace ethics, as well as undertake industry-engaged project work. You’ll also select two electives.
You'll develop knowledge in youth work policy, planning, management and evaluation and undertake 35 days of supervised placement in agencies that work with young people. You’ll also select two electives.
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Bachelor of Social Science (Youth Work)
3 years full time
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