Chapter review J. Batsleers chapter on reflective practice

As part of the final assessment you need to review two selected chapters or articles, you should choose two chapters or articles from books or journals (supplied by the tutor/posted online) and explain how the ideas / models / theories presented relate to and inform youth and community work practice. The areas to be reviewed are two from the following themes:
a) Interpersonal communication
b) Group work
c) Informal education or
d) Youth policy (circa 550 words each a 1100 words total)

The online task in week 6 is the chance for you to a?practicea this task, if you are happy with what you produce you can then submit this for assessment.

Please read the article/chapter and think about the following questions

a? In summary what is the author saying, what are their key ideas/messages?

a? What sort of theoretical and or ideological perspectives underpin these ideas?

a? Which elements of this chapter do you agree with?

a? How might you apply these ideas in your youth and community work practice?

a? Are there things you donat agree with? why?

Referencing Requirements:
References and reference list have I provided clear and adequate references for texts that I have referred to in my work? Have I listed all the sources I have referred to in my work? Have I acknowledged the work of others through the use of quotation marks, references and a reference list?

Reading List
Core Reading for this Module
Batsleer, J. (2008) Informal Learning in Youth Work, London: SAGE
Davies, B. (2011) Youth work stories: in search of qualitative evidence on process and impact. Youth & Policy No. 106 pp.23-42
Davies, B. (2011) Whatas Positive for Youth? A critical look at the Governmentas emerging a?youth policya, Youth & Policy No. 107 pp. 99 a 103
Harrison R. & Wise C. (Editors) (2005) Working with Young People, London: Sage Publications
HM Government (2011) Positive for Youth A new approach to cross-government policy for young people aged 13 to 19, London: Department for Education
Jeffs, T., Smith, M. (2000) Informal Education: Conversation, Democracy and Learning, Buckingham: Open University Press
LSI (2012) National Occupational Standards for Youth Work (available on Moodle)
Mckee, V. (2011) Freedom, Fairness and Responsibility: Youth Work offers the way forward Youth & Policy No. 106 pp.9-22
Pears, R. and Shields, G. (2010) Cite them right: The essential referencing guide. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Taylor, A. (2003) Helping relationship skills for youth workers, mentors and other advisers. Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishing
Wylie, T. (2010) Youth Work in a Cold Climate, Youth & Policy No. 105 pp. 1-8
Recommended Reading:
Banks, S. (2010) Ethical Issues in Youth Work London: Routledge
Batsleer, J. And Davies, B. (2010) What is Youth Work?, Exeter: Learning Matters
Benson, J. (2001) Working more creatively with groups. London: Routledge.
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Burke, T. Hand, J. and McFall, L. (1999) Moving On Up: how youth work raises achievement and promotes social inclusion Nottingham: Department for Education and Employment
Davies, B. (1999) A History of the Youth Service in England, volumes one &
two, Leicester: Youth Work Press (available on Moodle)
Deer Richardson, L. and Wolfe, M. (2005) Principles and Practice of Informal Education. London: Routledge Farmer
Department for Education and Skills (2002) Transforming Youth Work resourcing excellent youth services, London: DfES
Department of Education and Science (1969) Youth and Community Work in the 70s, (The Fairbairn-Milson Report), London: HMSO
Douglas, T. (2000) Basic Groupwork, London: Taylor Frances Group Ltd
Factor, F. Chauhan, V. & Pitts, J. Eds. (2001) Working with young people, Russell House Companion, Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishing
Feinstein, L. Brynner, J. Duckworth, K. (2006) Young Peopleas leisure contexts and their relation to adult outcomes. Journal of Youth Studies, 9(3): pp. 305-327
Jeffs, T. (2011) Running Out of Options: Re-Modelling Youth Work, Youth & Policy No. 106 pp. 1-8
HM Government (2005)Youth Matters, London: Department for Education and Skills.
HM Government (2004) Every Child Matters: Change for children. London: Department for Education and Skills.
HM Treasury (2007) Aiming high for young people. A ten year strategy for positive activities. London: DCSF
Howson, C & Sallah, M. (2007) Working With Black Young People Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishing.
Ministry of Education (1960) The Youth Service in England and Wales (The Albemarle Report), London: HMSO.
Office for Standards in Education, Childrenas Services and Skills (Ofsted) (2009) Engaging young people Local authority youth work 2005a 08 London: OfSTED
Ord, J. (2007) Youth Work Process, Product and Practice: Creating an Authentic Curriculum in Work with Young People, Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishing.
Participation Works, (2008) Listen and Change a a guide to Young Peopleas Participation Rights London: Childrenas Rights Alliance for England
Schon, D. (1991) The reflective practitioner: how professionals think in action London: Ashgate
Twelvetree, A. (2008) Community Work, (4Rev Ed edition) London: Palgrave Macmillan
Young, K. (1999) The Art of Youth Work, Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishing
Race and Class available via Athens Account
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Youth Studies available via Athens Account
Youth and Policy Journal /uk/
Equality and Human Rights Commission:
National Council for Voluntary Youth Service: