|1.||Contextualise the use of AOD by young people within their social, political and historical settings.|
|2.||Examine theoretical models of effective work with young people who are using AOD,|
|3.||Demonstrate knowledge and skills to be able to relate to young people with AOD use including methods of effective communication and, workplace protocols and procedures. Make evidence based judgments to assess plan treatments and recommend therapeutic interventions;|
|4.||Interrogate methods of Youth Work practice that are appropriate to be used in a range of AOD that are aligned with the Youth Work Professions Code of Ethical Practice and key stakeholder views.|
|Test||Test (30 mins, 1 attempt, 20 questions)||10%|
|Case Study||Interrogate a case related to a young person. (1500 word limit)||30%|
|Presentation||Group presentation. (10 mins, 10 slides)||20%|
|Essay||Consider a Harm Minimisation model of professional practice||40%|
Essential Skills for Youth Work Practice 2nd edition
Sapin, K ( 2013)
London: Sage Publications
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