youth work education

Education and training is often overlooked especially in small organisations and churches.
If you have a youth worker you should really make sure they have access to good solid youth work education and training its is the fundamental pillar of our profession.
if you are you worker bring your training needs to your supervision /line management meeting and provide solutions even if you have a diploma or degree you can always use some more training.
There are a number of organisations colleges and universities and agencies that can provide good quality training so seek out useful and accredited training. get online and do some research, here in the uk YMCA George Williams College http://www.ymca.ac.uk/ offers a range of courses including distance learning let us know in the comments of courses you have found.
often you will find useful classes for first aid and food safety among others at the volunteer bureau or similar community organisation.
we are keen to find out what issues you face when talking to your employers about training please comment below

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