Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

CFS 450 Youth and Youth Work

Emphasizes multiple lenses through which young people are seen and treated. Explores youth work principles, multiple youth work traditions, experiential/outdoor education, youth development, and other dimensions of youth work. Includes community-based component for application of theory. Intended for students planning careers in education, policy, and direct service with youth. Required course for Child & Family Studies Youth Worker specialization. Graduate students will participate in one hour of additional class time per week, to be scheduled with the instructor at the first class session.




Prerequisites: junior standing.
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  • 400