Where Youth Work and Family Work Meet
This one day training program explores the similarities and differences between the youth work and family work approaches, in order to help participants to better understand how the two approaches can be used together to support young people and their families.
The program will include the following topics:
- What is youth work?
- What is family work?
- Similarities and differences between the two approaches
- Exploring conflicts and contradictions between the two approaches
- Finding ways forward - using family work and youth work approaches together in order tosupport young people and their families
- Building effective partnerships between youth services and family support services
- Where to go for more information and ideas
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 availble 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.
About the Trainer:
Andrew Cummings is a freelance consultant and trainer who has worked in young people’s organisations for over 25 years. His roles have included working with children and young people in a wide range of settings, including out of home care, adolescent and family support; and managing programs and organisations in Australia, the UK and Europe. His previous roles include Executive Director of the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (2010 - 2013). Andrew has produced more than 20 publications on working with young people, and has developed and delivered a wide range of training programs on youth issues to over 3000 youth and community workers.
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