Courses - Faculty of Education And Social Work


Youth Work

Stage I

YOUTHWRK 152
15 Points

YOUTHWRK 152G
15 Points

Understanding New Zealand Youth

Examines the concept of 'youth' and the historical, economic and political contexts in which young people live and are schooled in New Zealand society. The concept of youth is explored as a fundamental aspect of human development, identity and culture. The ways that we learn about what it is to be a young person in New Zealand today, including sport, body image, media, music, technology and social networking will be explored.

Stage II

YOUTHWRK 253
15 Points

Addictions and Youth

An examination of addictions related to intoxicating commodities such as alcohol, intimacy and sex, food and exercise, money and information technologies and their impact on health outcomes for young people in Aotearoa New Zealand. It examines the patterns and effects of discourses and practices related to various addictions and their treatment where youth are concerned.

Prerequisite: Any 30 points passed from the BHumServ Schedule

YOUTHWRK 281
15 Points

Special Topic

Prerequisite: Any 30 points passed from the BHumServ Schedule

Stage III

YOUTHWRK 381
15 Points

Special Topic

Prerequisite: Any 30 points passed at Stage II from the BHumServ Schedule

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