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Practical Supports for Doing Intercultural Youth Work

 

This course will introduce participants to the skills and resources needed in planning effective and sustainable intercultural youth programmes. It will offer guidelines on recruitment and good practice and will empower youth workers to take action towards developing a culturally inclusive youth service. It will give participants an understanding of the needs of young people, their parents and volunteers from a minority ethnic background in relation to youth work and it will give opportunities to examine current youth work practices in the participant’s own organisations. The course will also address the issue of cross-cultural communication and identify supports for working with young people, their parents and volunteers from a minority ethnic background.
 
This course is available on request
 
Duration: One day
 
Cost: €50 per per person. This will include tea/coffee, lunch and all materials. Alternatively organisations can negotiate a price to cover training only. NYCI members receive reduced rates.

 

Learning content

  • Understanding the needs of young people, their parents and volunteers from a minority ethnic background for engaging in youth work
  • Identifying supports for working with young people, their parents and volunteers from a minority ethnic background
  • Developing the skills to work appropriately with and engage with young people from culturally diverse backgrounds

Designed for

This course will suit volunteers or staff of youth organisations and others that work with young people in out of school settings. It is particularly suited to individuals who have had little or no experience working with young people from diverse cultures.

Numbers:The minimum number of participants is 8 and the maximum is 25.

 

Visit  www.youth.ie/training for further details