Reaching socially excluded young people: A national study of street-based youth work

By David Crimmens, Fiona Factor, Tony Jeffs, John Pitts, Carole Pugh, Jean Spence and Penelope Turner. This research, undertaken by a team from the Universities of Durham, Lincoln and Luton, addresses the question of the role of detached and outreach youth work in the post-1997 policy environment of outcome-driven youth initiatives, and in particular, how

Quality Mark: Integrated Services for Young People – digital format

This book provides a framework that enables local authorities to assess the quality of their arrangements for providing services for young people and strive towards the goal of better integration. It is made up of 15 standards that cover the most important elements of integrated youth support. These standards and the indicators within them are

Quality Mark for Young People’s Services digital edition

The Quality Mark for Young People’s services focuses on developing and capturing high quality services that improve outcomes and support for young people in the transition to adulthood. The Quality Mark is made up of 11 standards that encompass the key elements of the provision of quality services for young people. These standards, and the

Leading and Managing Youth Work and Youth Services

This book has grown out of the Transforming Youth Work management programme developed by a consortium of the National Youth Agency, the Association of Principal Youth and Community Officers, the Department for Education and Skills, the University of Leicester and FPM. It aims to help leaders and managers of services for young people pause and

Hear by Right: getting started

This book is an easy access guide to Hear by Right, the national participation standards. It will help you to understand the ‘what, why and how’ of young people’s participation and how to use Hear by Right to improve the quality of your services and – if you wish – gain a unique national award.

Capturing the Evidence: Tools and processes for recognising and recording

Hilary Comfort, with Bryan Merton, Malcolm Payne and Wendy Flint Identifying what young people gain and being in a position to use this information to demonstrate what youth services achieve is highly topical in the current policy climate. The techniques presented in this toolkit will support youth workers in recognising and recording what young people

Low Cost, No Cost Youth Work – 101 Positive Activities for Young People

This compendium by Vanessa Rogers is an A to Z of exciting activities that cost little or nothing, except for time and enthusiasm, and so is perfect for the straitened times we find ourselves in. The activities will encourage, energise and motivate young people. Environmentally sound, good fun and encouraging team work, each of the