101 Things to Do on the Street: Games and Resources for Detached and Outreach Youth Work

101 Things to Do on the Street: Games and Resources for Detached and Outreach Youth Work


By (author) Vanessa Rogers

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  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 278mm x 14mm | 422g
  • Publication date: 15 February 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1849051879
  • ISBN 13: 9781849051873
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 382,607

Product description

"101 Things to Do on the Street" is packed with fun, creative and innovative ideas for street games and activities to help young people explore personal, social and emotional issues. Specifically designed so that few resources or props are needed, the activities included are all practical, easy to follow, and above all, fun. As well as helping young people get to know each other, they explore issues such as gender stereotypes, values, trust and safety. They also aim to improve skills such as teamwork, communication, compromise and negotiation. From role-play to arts and crafts to quizzes, there are over 100 ideas that can be picked to suit the young people on the street and can be adapted for use elsewhere. This second edition includes...and is suitable for young people aged...This invaluable resource will be used time and again by detached and outreach youth workers, youth offending teams, and anyone working with young people who need ideas for fun and exciting games and activities.

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Author information

Vanessa Rogers is a qualified teacher and youth worker with over ten years' experience both at practitioner and management levels. Prior to becoming a nationally acclaimed youth work consultant, Vanessa managed a wide range of services for young people including a large youth centre and targeted detached projects in Hertfordshire, UK. Vanessa has written a number of popular resource books aimed at those working with young people, including Working with Young Women, 2nd edition, Working with Young Men, 2nd edition, Cyberbullying, and Let's Talk Relationships, 2nd edition, all published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Vanessa's website can be found at www.vanessarogers.co.uk.

Table of contents

Acknowledgements. About the Author. Introduction. Detached, Outreach or Mobile? Why Choose 'Detached Youth Work'? Working in Partnership on the Street. Key Factors for Success. Staying Safe on the Street. Basic Kit Bag. How to Use This Resource. Consent Forms. Contracts. Icebreakers. Activities and Games. Projects. Evaluation.