Bachelor of Youth Development

This maps the proposed courses - and associated learning outcomes - for Weltec's Bachelor of Youth Development.

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Bachelor of Youth Development by Mind Map: Bachelor of Youth Development

1. Year 3

1.1. YD301 Researching & Enquiring

1.1.1. plan research into a problem or issue

1.1.2. summarise and evaluate existing literature

1.1.3. undertake research project

1.1.4. complete research report and present findings

1.2. YD302 Managing Crisis

1.2.1. assess to determine need for crisis intervention and/or referral

1.2.2. intervene to meet immediate and long term needs

1.2.3. manage impact of crisis on others

1.2.4. review situation with young person and significant others

1.2.5. use practice supervision to reflect on own practice in crisis situation

1.3. YD303 Working in Organisations

1.3.1. critically evaluate a youth organisation's structures and plans

1.3.2. plan programme of youth development initiatives to fit organisation’s strategic goals and objectives.

1.3.3. prepare budget for a programme of youth development activities

1.3.4. assess potential sources of funding and prepare funding proposal

1.3.5. prepare plans to implement approved programme of youth development initiatives

1.4. YD304 Sustaining Social Development

1.4.1. evaluate regulatory processes and ways in which they can be influenced

1.4.2. engage young people to plan to influence a regulatory process

1.4.3. use positive youth development practice to influence decision makers

1.4.4. use reflective practice to critique own and organisation’s ability to influence development of policy and decision-making

1.4.5. critically evaluate national and international models associated with an area of specialist practice

1.5. YD305 Becoming Critical

1.5.1. critically evaluate national and international models associated with an area of specialist practice

1.5.2. critically evaluate own and organisation’s practice model evolved through the integration of specialist practice

1.5.3. use practice supervision to critically reflect on development of own practice model

1.6. YD306 Becoming Professional

1.6.1. critically evaluate own practice model and philosophy

1.6.2. devise strategies to deal with ethical issues, dilemmas, professional conflicts and conflicts of interest

1.6.3. mentor a beginner youth development worker

1.6.4. use practice supervision to critically reflect on development of own practice model and develop plans for on-going professional development.

2. Year 2

2.1. YD201 Working with Teams

2.1.1. describe effective team working

2.1.2. support formation of a team

2.1.3. work effectively with team members from different cultural & ethnic groups

2.1.4. assist team to reflect on feedback

2.2. YD202 Working with Groups

2.2.1. describe developmental and therapeutic group processes

2.2.2. evaluate application of youth participation, experiential learning and therapeutic processes

2.2.3. facilitate group processes to support young people’s development goals

2.2.4. use practice supervision to reflect on own groupwork practice

2.3. YD203 Designing Positive Youth Development

2.3.1. describe tools and methods for undertaking assessments

2.3.2. use strengths-based practice to support young person to tell their story

2.3.3. include whānau, key contacts and other professionals in assessment

2.3.4. engage young person in planning possible positive development initiatives

2.3.5. design a positive youth development initiative.

2.3.6. plan resources to deliver positive youth development initiative

2.3.7. use practice supervision to reflect on experience conducting assessments

2.3.8. use practice supervision to reflect on experience designing positive youth development initiatives

2.4. YD204 Delivering Positive Youth Development

2.4.1. use strengths-based approaches to deliver positive youth development initiative

2.4.2. conclude initiative, acknowledge achievements, and maintain connections

2.4.3. use treaty partnership approach to work with tangata whenua and support positive youth development

2.4.4. use practice supervision to reflect on experience of delivering positive youth development initiatives

2.5. YD205 Supporting Youth Participation

2.5.1. describe youth participation and social change

2.5.2. use youth participation to conduct community needs analysis

2.5.3. support group of young people to advocate for social change

2.5.4. use practice supervision to reflect on experience of youth participation approach

2.6. YD206 Evaluating Youth Development Practice

2.6.1. describe evaluation methods

2.6.2. design an evaluation

2.6.3. engage young people as participants in evaluation

2.6.4. use outcomes to inform organisational and own youth development practice.

2.7. YD207 Developing Specialist Practice

2.7.1. summarise theories and procedures in specialist practice area

2.7.2. evaluate application of specialist practice knowledge

2.7.3. use practice supervision to reflect on experience of application of specialist practice

2.8. YD208 Developing Professional Practice

2.8.1. comply with ethics and values and evaluate international conventions

2.8.2. exercise professional judgement and assertiveness

2.8.3. evaluate organisational processes to address unprofessional conduct

2.8.4. use practice supervision to evaluate ethics, own values continuing professional development needs

3. Year 1

3.1. YD101 Honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi

3.1.1. describe colonisation & decolonisation

3.1.2. discuss treaty partnership & tino rangatiratanga

3.1.3. describe human developmental & cultural perspectives

3.1.4. describe own relationship with treaty

3.1.5. apply treaty partnership to youth development

3.2. YD102 Understanding Youth Development

3.2.1. discuss positive youth development & strengths-based approaches

3.2.2. evaluate strengths and limitations of positive youth development approach

3.2.3. assess a youth development initiative

3.3. YD103 Understanding Youth Culture and Identity

3.3.1. describe youth culture, sub-culture, social change and globalisation

3.3.2. use understanding of identity development

3.3.3. discuss historical development of youth work

3.3.4. take account of culture and identity

3.4. YD104 Building Intentional Relationships

3.4.1. discuss intentional relationships

3.4.2. evaluate strategies to form intentional relationships

3.4.3. propose a strategy to form an intentional relationship

3.4.4. develop and maintain an intentional relationship

3.4.5. use practice supervision to reflect and plan on intentional relationship

3.5. YD106 Promoting Family, Whānau and Community Cohesion

3.5.1. describe social cohesion & connection

3.5.2. undertake ecomap with young person

3.5.3. make plans to strengthen connections

3.5.4. reflect on young person's feedback in practice supervision

3.6. YD107 Assessing and Managing Resilience & Risk

3.6.1. describe risk and impact of risky behaviour

3.6.2. identify triggers for risk and screening tools

3.6.3. describe legal and ethical responsibilities and own attitude to risk

3.6.4. use organisational protocols to ensure safe practice

3.7. YD108 Entering Professional Practice

3.7.1. describe own identity and youth development practice

3.7.2. describe ethical, organisational, and legal context

3.7.3. manage workload & prioritisation

3.7.4. manage risk to self and self care

3.7.5. use practice supervision to reflect and plan professional development

4. YD105 Managing Information

4.1. discuss documentation: legal & ethical issues; procedures & methods

4.2. prepare agency reports and documents

4.3. prepare and present report summary

4.4. manage documents according to agency protocols