40 episodes

The Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast is a weekly podcast that gives you the ins and outs of youth work theory and practice. Hosted by veteran youth work practitioner and academic Aaron Garth you will hear practice wisdom and the latest theory.

Ultimate Youth Worker Podcas‪t‬ Aaron Garth

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The Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast is a weekly podcast that gives you the ins and outs of youth work theory and practice. Hosted by veteran youth work practitioner and academic Aaron Garth you will hear practice wisdom and the latest theory.

    Podcast 040: Supervision

    Podcast 040: Supervision

    In todays episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast “Supervision” Aaron speaks to us about the need for youth workers to have good professional supervision. As an industry that claims professional status it is ludicrous that most of our members do not receive a minimum of monthly professional supervision..

    • 24 min
    Podcast 039 Why research must inform your practice

    Podcast 039 Why research must inform your practice

    In todays episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast "Why research must inform your practice" Aaron speaks to us about the need to use evidence based practice in our youth work. We look at the need for professionals to have a theory base in their industry which informs the way they practice.

    • 27 min
    Podcast 038 Planning your year ahead

    Podcast 038 Planning your year ahead

    In todays podcast "Planning your year ahead" Aaron helps us to think about the areas we need to plan for our best year in 2021. We look at our personal and professional lives and set about planning eight areas to develop the best possible start to the year.

    • 30 min
    Podcast 037: 2021 Resolutions

    Podcast 037: 2021 Resolutions

    In todays podcast "2021 Resolutions" Aaron muses on the future of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast and all the other goodies that the team are putting together over the next year. We are so excited to see what this year has to unfold. After last year and the huge trial that 2020 was for so many people we believe that 2021 is going to be an awesome year in the youth sector and we hope specifically for the Ultimate Youth Worker tribe that this will be a year of strengthening for you.

    • 16 min
    Podcast 036 Child Rights

    Podcast 036 Child Rights

    In this episode of the Ultimate youth Worker Podcast 'Child Rights' Aaron and Jessy give us some insight into the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child and how youth workers can use the articles within it to sharpen their practice.

    • 27 min
    Podcast 035 National Principles for Child Safe organisations

    Podcast 035 National Principles for Child Safe organisations

    In this episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast ‘National Principles for Child Safe Organisations’ Aaron gives us an overview of the ten principles and where they came from. As youth workers our sector has always championed the rights of the child however there hasn't been a standard that we all were required to meet. The National Principles are a guiding document for all of us in how we are to work with children and young people in Australia.

    • 39 min

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Neeks12345 ,

Education refresher

Amazing conversations and all extremely relevant. I’ve just started a job at youth worker and after studying online this podcast not only refreshers my memory and uses real life examples but this podcast has given me great confidence to be the best youth worker I can possibly be.

JessyJ.H. ,

Terrific!

It’s rare to find such well informed and relevant information in relation Youth Work all in the one place, and for FREE! These podcasts gives you a deep understanding of not only what is expected of a good youth worker but what is required of us as individuals to make the youth work sector the best it possible can be. I have a lot of respect for Aaron and really appreciate the knowledge he shares with us.

Youth work student ,

This podcast is awesome

The ultimate youth worker podcast is awesome!!! The way Aaron makes theory relevant to everyday practice is so helpful every day!

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