Outcomes in Youth Work

The third Irish Youth Work Centre symposium of 2013 took place in October and focused on Outcomes in Youth Work. The event provided a space for youth work practitioners to come together and hear peers speak on this topic and to share and learn from each other throught a lunch discussion space.

Speaker on the day will include:

Caroline Jones, CDYSB
Caroline introduced the run of the day and spoke a little about her experience of outcomes.


John Bamber - Centre for Effective Services
John will provide a “helicopter view” on the current role of outcomes in the Irish youth work sector and reflect on the next steps for the sector.


Lorraine Gilligan and Gerry McCarthy, Ballyfermot Youth Servcie
Lorraine & Gerry provided an input on understanding of how Youthpass certification can be used to capture and report on outcomes in youth work.


Isobel Phillips – Foróige Best Practice Unit
Isobel will build on the contribution of her colleague, Sue Redmond, to describe in plain and practical terms how to plan for and document outcomes in youth work.


Louise Cadwell – Crosscare
Louise will reflect on her work to support practitioners to document and report outcomes in Garda Youth Diversion Projects and share the practical lessons that she has learnt




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