In the second input of day 1 at the reflections seminar, Maurice Devlin from Maynooth University in Ireland analysed the status and practice of professional open youth work from the perspective of “official” youth policy.
Youth work is not just a vocation but also a profession. – slide presentation
Maurice was soon followed by Graeme Tiffany of the Federation for Detached Youth Work and IDYW.
“Contesting ‘youth work’: can young people’s expectations marry with those of other ‘stakeholders’?” – slide presentation