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WA Youth Work Code of Ethics Training

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Foyer Oxford

196 Oxford Street

Leederville, WA 6007

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WA Youth Work Code of Ethics Training

This one day training workshop will assist youth workers to develop their understanding of ethical practices - based on the Code of Ethics for Youth Workers in WA - and apply this knowledge in their work. The training will introduce participants to the Code, and to the suite of materials developed by Youth Work WA and YACWA, aimed at embedding the Code in youth work practice, programs and organisations in WA. By the end of the workshops participants will be able to:

  • List the advantages and disadvantages of having a Code of Ethics

  • Discuss the principles of the Code of Ethics for Youth Workers in WA

  • Reflect upon their own ethical behaviour

  • Practice decision making using the Code

  • Develop ideas on how to ensure the Code is embedded in their own and their organisations work

  • Challenge unethical behaviour

Participants will receive:

  • The WA Youth Work Code of Ethics with commentary

  • A poster version of the Code for display in their organisation

  • A poster of the Code of Ethics written especially for young people

  • A guide for the implementation of the Code in their organisation

  • A set of Code of Ethics cards

The development of the WA Youth Work Code of Ethics was completed in partnership between Youth Work WA and the Youth Affairs Council of WA.

Cost:

$165 Youth Work WA Members

$185 Non Members

$125 Students & Special circumstances

All costs stated inclusive of fees

Youth Work WA Members receive discounted tickets ($165) enter the promotional code "Member" when you purchase a ticket......Not a member? Join for free for a limited time

Youth Work students receive discounted tickets ($125). Please email connect@youthworkwa.org.au with your course enrolment form or stating any special circumstances.

About the Trainers:

Dana Anderson has lectured in Youth Work for over 10 years and has worked in the Youth Work sector for over 25 years. She has worked with young people in not-for-profit, local government and state government settings. Dana has been a committee member of Youth Work WA for 6 years and has been the Chair for the last 3 years. She was a key contributor to the 2014 Code of Ethics review, developing and implementing action research groups with Perth youth work teams and consulting with young people. Through her role in supervising hundreds of students in youth work placements and with Youth Work WA, Dana has been able to develop an extensive understanding of the WA Youth Work sector. Dana has recently moved from higher education back into industry and now works as the Vocational Training Manager for Youth Futures WA.

Belinda Baker has been in Youth Work for more than 20 years, working within a number of areas including outreach, program development, and engagement and consultation and a number of years being the external tutor for the Edith Cowan University; Youth Work degree. She is a strong advocate for professional Youth Work practice, resulting in her commitment to Youth Work WA as a committee member, Youth Work WA and supporter of the Code of Ethics in guiding and informing practice with young people in a holistic way. She is currently the Youth Development Officer at the City of Swan where she provides advocacy and support for a number of youth services in the area, along with education, consultation, program development and stakeholder engagement.



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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Foyer Oxford is walking distance from the Leederville train station, and Youth Work WA strongly encourages the use of public transport. There is also a range of parking available in the area. Please see the map below, which is not extensive. There is no on-site parking available at Foyer Oxford.


Lunch will be provided for the training that will cater for most dietary requirements. Please contact us if you have any specific allergies or requirements.

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