Social theories of youth, youth work ethics and values, adolescent health and well-being, youth spirituality and formation, group work and leadership skills, counselling skills, mentoring and case management frameworks, community development frameworks, practical orientation to working in different youth work roles such as church-based, schools-based, juvenile justice, supported youth accommodation, community development, alternative education, supervised field education, intercultural youth work, career development in youth work, negotiating the youth sector, funding applications, biblical studies, theological reflection and general social and human development.
The Bachelor of Social Science (Youth Work) degree is designed to prepare graduates for a variety of roles across the youth sector. Based on graduate employment outcomes, potential positions include but are not limited to: Case Manager, Residential Supporter Worker; Youth Worker; Christian Pastoral Support Worker; Outreach Worker; Youth Event Coordinator; Youth Development Officer with local council, and Youth Pastor.
Course Duration: 3 years full time or equivalent part time.
Location: On campus or external
Intake: February and July
Prerequisites: Completion of Year 12, a Certificate IV Qualification or Equivalent, or Mature Age Entry
School of Social Science
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