Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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HUS1640 - Principles of Youth Work (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Description:
Prepares students to function as youth workers using a youth development approach in community-based, residential, group home and other youth work environments. Students will explore these concepts: developing a professional awareness of youth work; identifying and distinguishing between asset building models and deficit based models of adolescent development; and developing a capacity to design and implement programs consistent with the needs of youth in relation to available resources.

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