Domain - Youth Development

Domain - Youth Development

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Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of the meaning of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in youth work
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16843 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe personal knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and outline the meaning of the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi for youth work.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Support a young person to meet their needs and goals in a youth work relationship

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16850 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can: . develop a strength-based youth work relationship with a young person to support positive youth development outcomes; . identify and describe a young person''s strengths, sense of identity, social connections, and needs; and, . support a young person to strengthen their support connections.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Describe groupwork theory and leadership styles in a positive youth development setting

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16856 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can describe groupwork theory and leadership styles in a positive youth development setting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

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Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Assist with the planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of a youth development project

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16857 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can assist with the: . planning of a youth development project; . development of a youth development project; . delivery of a youth development project; and, . evaluation of a youth development project.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Describe safety management in youth work
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16861 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe potential risks when managing the safety of youth in youth work; and describe risk management for youth work.

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Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe racism and colonisation in Aotearoa New Zealand for youth work purposes

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22254 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the effects of racism on youth in Aotearoa New Zealand, and the effects of colonisation on tangata whenua.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

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Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Describe the principles, aims and goals of the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa
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22256 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working with young people in the youth development sector. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the principles, aims and goals of the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa.

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Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Profile a youth culture in Aotearoa New Zealand

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22257 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can describe: . youth culture and its history in Aotearoa New Zealand; and, . challenges, risks, and protective factors relevant to a youth culture.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Describe cyber safety and carer responsibilities for promoting safe online activity for children and/or young people

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31413 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for those people whose activities bring them into contact with children or young people. People credited with this standard are able to describe: cyber safety, how to build safe social connections, safe use and sharing of own and others online content, images and information; legal responsibilities for the sharing of online content and images, and how carers can support the safe use of social media for children and young people in their care.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the Mana Taiohi framework for youth work

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32202 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can demonstrate and apply knowledge of the Mana Taiohi framework for youth work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Describe knowledge of ethics in youth work

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16849 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this standard can: . describe a code of ethics for working with youth; . describe the application of a code of ethics when working with youth; and, . describe approaches to dealing with ethical disputes and grievances in youth work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Describe tangata whenua, and demonstrate kawa and tikanga, in a youth work setting

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16853 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can, in a youth work setting: . describe tangata whenua of a particular rohe; and . demonstrate kawa and tikanga.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of safety management in the youth development sector
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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16862 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for experienced people working with young people in the youth development sector. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the reasons for safety management; identify, describe, and assess risks; and recommend safety management strategies in the youth development sector

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of professional supervision for youth workers

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22250 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can: . describe the reasons for professional supervision in youth work, its benefits, and types used; and, . develop, apply, and evaluate a professional supervision contract for youth work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Establish and maintain a relationship to support a young person in the youth development sector

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28538 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can: . establish a positive relationship with a young person in the youth development sector; . maintain a professional relationship with a young person in the youth development sector; and, . reflect on own practice when working with a young person as a youth worker.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of risk, and implement a risk management strategy to maintain safety in youth development

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28539 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can: . describe risk management in the youth development sector; . demonstrate knowledge of risk management strategies in youth development; and, . maintain a safe environment for young people in youth development.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Facilitate group activities with young people in the youth development sector

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28540 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can in the youth development sector: . facilitate the establishment of a youth development activity group; . plan a youth development group activity; . facilitate a youth development group activity; and, . evaluate a youth development group activity.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Support a young person to identify goals and develop an action plan to support their achievement

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28541 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can: . support a young person when working in a youth development role; . support a young person to identify their aspirations and goals; . provide information and access to community-based support services relevant to a young person in a youth development relationship; and, . implement an action plan to support the achievement of goals for a young person.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Plan, implement, and evaluate a youth development project

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28556 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can plan, implement, and evaluate a youth development project.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Level 5

Provide leadership in a youth work project

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13097 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain leadership theory relevant to youth work; establish self as a leader in relation to youth in a youth work project; establish boundaries when working as a leader with youth in a youth work project; and work as a leader within established boundaries in a youth work project.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Explain human development and health issues in youth work

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16845 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain human development theory in youth work, and explain health issues in youth work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Establish role in the community as a youth worker

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16854 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the community profile; identify role and function as a youth worker in the community; network and liaise with key people in the community as a youth worker; and establish role, credibility, and accessibility as a youth worker in the community.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Participate in professional youth work supervision as a supervisee

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16867 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the role and function of professional youth work supervision; negotiate a contract for professional youth work supervision; participate in professional youth work supervision; participate in evaluation and closure of the supervision contract.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Explain agency structures and work within the role of youth worker within a youth work organisation

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22248 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain ideal models of agency structures for youth work services; identify own position within a youth work organisation; work within own role in a youth work organisation; and reflect on the agency structure in a youth work organisation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Analyse ethics for youth work

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22251 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to: analyse a code of ethics for youth work; analyse the application of a code of ethics to the youth worker's practice; and analyse the avenues of redress to deal with ethical disputes and grievances in the youth worker's practice.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Use understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi to propose a Treaty partnership approach to youth development
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26124 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: discuss the impact of colonisation on tangata whenua and describe responses used to support decolonisation; discuss the importance of the Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi to the development of Aotearoa New Zealand and the concepts of tino rangatiratanga and Treaty partnership; describe own relationship with the Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Aotearoa New Zealand and discuss how these have contributed to own worldview; and propose approaches to Treaty partnership for application to own youth development practice and a youth development organisation.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Use knowledge of human development theory to develop positive youth development practice
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26125 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use a human development theory and a cultural perspective to describe the journey from childhood to adulthood and compare approaches to identify key milestones in the development of young people; discuss the principles and philosophy of positive youth development and describe examples of positive youth development initiatives; discuss the benefits of using a positive youth development initiative, when compared with a deficit-based initiative, and identify how any limitations may be mitigated; and assess the use of a positive youth development initiative in an established programme.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Use theory and knowledge of youth culture and identity formation to prepare for youth development work

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26126 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe youth culture and its subcultures in Aotearoa New Zealand and discuss how these have been shaped and impacted by social and cultural issues, globalisation and societal change; use understanding of human lifespan development to discuss how young people actively negotiate and construct their own identity; discuss the development of youth work in Aotearoa New Zealand taking into account changes in youth culture, international practice and social and economic policies; and suggest an approach to working with youth in a youth development context that takes into account knowledge of youth culture and youth identity.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Assess risk, and work within risk management strategies, in youth development contexts
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26127 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe types and sources of risk for young people and discuss how engaging in risk taking behaviour impacts positively and negatively on their development; identify triggers for young people to engage in high risk behaviour, evaluate screening tools used to screen for risk, and identify support agencies; identify and assess risks to young people, youth development worker and youth development organisation in a range of youth activities and evaluate strategies for managing these; describe youth development worker''s responsibilities and limitations in relation to risk management in youth development and identify own attitude to risk and its fit with legal and ethical requirements; and use organisational protocols to support safe workplace practice in a youth development organisation.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Gather, analyse and present information for youth development purposes
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26128 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: discuss types of documentation used in youth development work and their legal and ethical requirements, and describe procedures/methods for gathering and analysing information; prepare reports and documentation used in youth development work under administrative supervision using organisational protocols; prepare and present a summary of a youth development report; and manage documentation for youth development work according to organisational protocols.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Develop and maintain intentional relationships with young people in youth development settings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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26129 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: discuss the central role relationships play in supporting positive youth development, and the key considerations and limitations with regards to forming intentional relationships with young people; evaluate strategies and communication technologies used to build and maintain intentional relationships with individuals and groups of young people; propose and justify a strategy to engage, establish connection and build rapport with young people taking into account their key characteristics; build an intentional face to face relationship with young people and maintain it over time; and use practice supervision to reflect on building intentional relationships with young people to support positive youth development and plan for further professional development.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Work with a young person to map and strengthen their connectedness with their key social environments
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26130 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify factors that strengthen and weaken social cohesion and connection between a young person and their environment, describe the potential impact of these factors on the life chances of young people, and detail a socio-ecological model as it applies to positive youth development; work with a young person to use ecological mapping to map their connections to their key social environments; support a young person to devise a plan to strengthen connections to their key social environments and implement an aspect of the plan; and use feedback from young person to reflect on work and plan for further professional development, under practice supervision.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Manage personal performance and actively engage in self care as a youth development worker
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26131 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe journey of formation of own identity and discuss how own identity has influenced the development of own youth development practice; describe how a relevant professional code of ethics, organisational protocols, national laws, and international and national conventions apply to youth development practice; manage workload and deal with conflicting priorities under administrative supervision; minimise personal risk in youth development work and engage in self care; and use feedback from administrative and/or practice supervisor to reflect on own youth development practice and plan for further development.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Level 6

Establish and maintain a working relationship with tangata whenua as a youth worker

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16852 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify tangata whenua of a particular rohe; explain the effects of colonisation on whanau, hapu, and iwi; plan and implement a working relationship with tangata whenua in a youth work setting; demonstrate skills in te reo Maori in a working relationship with tangata whenua; and demonstrate correct usage of waiata for youth work settings.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Analyse youth issues in the community for youth work purposes

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16863 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse globalisation and the impact on youth culture; identify youth concerns, issues, and needs in the community; gather information on youth concerns, issues, and needs in the community; and analyse information on youth concerns, issues, and needs in the community.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Facilitate youth empowerment in youth work

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16864 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain youth empowerment in accordance with the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa; respond to youth in a youth work setting; identify situations of disempowerment of youth; use strategies to plan to facilitate empowerment of youth; and implement the plan to facilitate empowerment of youth.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Manage the establishment or development of a new youth project or service

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16865 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish the need, opportunity, purpose, and kaupapa for a new youth project or service; manage the design of the new youth project or service; manage the acquisition of resources to establish or develop the new youth project or service; manage legal requirements and standards for establishment or development of the new youth project or service; and manage the new youth project or service.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate an integrated practice theory for youth work

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19416 Unit Standard 24 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse the theoretical framework, ideological perspectives, and youth work skills in a youth work practice situation; and reflect on and analyse the integration of theory, ideology, and practice skills into a personal practice theory for youth work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Implement Te Tiriti o Waitangi in youth work

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22246 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain a personal journey towards understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi; explain the meaning of the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi; plan to implement Te Tiriti o Waitangi in youth work; carry out the plan to implement Te Tiriti o Waitangi in youth work; and reflect on implementation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in youth work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Establish and maintain rapport with youth within their key environments

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22247 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish and define essential features of the young person's identity; demonstrate correct pronunciation and usage of aspects of the language of a young person; build rapport with a young person; maintain rapport with a young person; and reflect on the working relationship with the young person.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Analyse the history and development of youth work

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22249 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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This is a theory unit standard for people considering working at a senior level in youth work. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare an analysis of the youth work industry in Aotearoa New Zealand; analyse the history of youth work from an international perspective; and analyse the impact of current economic and social policies on youth work service development.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Establish a youth voice activity to profile a community issue

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22253 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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A person credited with this standard can: . establish a youth voice activity to profile a community issue; and, . support young people to profile a community and have their voice on a community issue relevant to them.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Screen and conduct assessments of young people's strengths, needs and context
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26132 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and discuss methods and tools for screening and undertaking assessments of young people; use strengths-based practice to support young people to tell their story; consult with young person''s whanau, key contacts and other professionals and analyse information gathered to determine the strengths, interests, needs of a young person and possible positive youth development approaches; support a young person to explore possible positive youth development initiatives based on the information obtained; and reflect on experiences in conducting assessments under practice supervision to plan for professional development.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Design and plan a positive youth development initiative
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26133 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: design a positive youth development initiative; determine the resources required to deliver and support a positive youth development initiative; and use feedback from young people and practice supervision to reflect on experiences in designing positive youth development initiatives.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Integrate strengths-based practice and Treaty partnership approaches into delivery of youth development initiatives
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26134 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use approaches based on strengths-based practice to deliver a planned positive youth development initiative to young people; conclude initiative, acknowledge achievements, support young people to maintain connections and use feedback to develop organisation''s positive youth development practice; use a Treaty partnership approach to work with tangata whenua to support positive youth development; and use practice supervision to reflect on delivery of positive youth development initiatives.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Facilitate group processes to support young people's positive development

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26135 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe and evaluate models and methods of groupwork practice and their use in positive youth development; evaluate the application of youth participation, experiential learning and therapeutic processes to developmental groupwork and integrate them into the design of positive youth development practice; facilitate group processes to support young people's development goals; and use experience, feedback and practice supervision to reflect on own practice in facilitating groups.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Support team, multidisciplinary and cross cultural work in youth development
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26136 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe methods used to build and maintain effective teams and evaluate team work models used in youth development work; support formation of a team to implement a positive youth development initiative; work effectively with people of different cultures in a team setting; and assist team to obtain feedback and reflect on its performance.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Conduct a community needs analysis and support young people to participate in social change processes
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26137 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe youth participation in social change processes and discuss the ways in which youth participation in social change contributes to positive youth development; use a youth participation approach with a group of young people to scope and conduct a community needs analysis; support a group of young people to advocate for social change; and use practice supervision to reflect on own ability to support youth participation in social change processes.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Evaluate positive youth development initiatives
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26138 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe and assess methods used to evaluate positive youth development initiatives; design an evaluation method for a positive youth development initiative and justify design using evaluation theory and practice; engage with participants to evaluate a positive youth development initiative; and use evaluation outcomes and recommendations to inform future positive youth development initiatives and own youth development practice.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Integrate theories and procedures of a specialist practice into positive youth development practice models
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26139 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: summarise principal theories and procedures of an area of specialist practice; evaluate the application of specialist practice knowledge and use of specialist procedures in positive youth development practice; and use experience of an area of specialist practice to develop own model of practice under practice supervision.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Carry out safe, ethical and professional youth development practice
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26140 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate compliance with a relevant professional code of ethics in youth development contexts and evaluate impact of international conventions on Aotearoa New Zealand youth development practice; exercise professional assertiveness and judgements and use power and authority constructively when working with others in youth development contexts; describe and evaluate organisational processes used to address youth development practice that is unprofessional, unsafe or that falls below the standards required by a relevant professional code of ethics; and use practice supervision to evaluate own beliefs and values in relation to a relevant professional code of ethics and values and identify and plan to meet own continuing professional development needs.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Level 7

Support young people to influence regulatory processes to facilitate positive youth development
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26141 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe regulatory processes, assess ways in which the processes can be influenced, and critically analyse ways in which regulatory processes impact on youth development; work with a group of young people to evaluate and plan to influence a regulatory process to promote positive youth development; use positive youth development practice to respond to a policy or strategy impacting on a group of young people and influence decision makers; and use reflective practice to critique own and organisation''s ability to promote the development of policy and decision-making that supports positive youth development.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Plan an organisation's programme of positive youth development initiatives
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26142 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: critically analyse a youth development organisation''s structures and plans with respect to how they incorporate Treaty partnership and youth participation practices; plan a programme of positive youth development initiatives to fit an organisation''s vision, mission, strategic goals and objectives; prepare a budget for a programme of positive youth development initiatives; assess potential sources of funding and prepare a funding proposal; and prepare plans to implement an approved programme of positive youth development initiatives.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Manage crisis interventions in youth development settings
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26143 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess a young person''s situation to determine the need for crisis intervention and/or referral to another professional or agency; initiate action to meet young person''s immediate and long-term needs and circumstances; manage immediate impact of crisis on others; review the crisis and the interventions taken with young person, their family/carer, whanau, and others impacted by the crisis; and use practice supervision to reflect on impact of crisis on own practice and to identify professional development and self care strategies.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Research a problem or issue impacting on youth in Aotearoa New Zealand
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26144 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and plan research into a problem or issue impacting on youth; critically analyse and summarise current knowledge and research in relation to a problem or issue impacting on youth; undertake a research project under research supervision; and finalise a research report and present summary of research.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Support ongoing development of professional practice in a youth development context
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26145 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: critically analyse own model and philosophy of youth development practice and how it gives effect to the Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi and organisational, national and international codes of practice, and supports working in teams; devise strategies to deal with ethical issues, ethical dilemmas, professional conflicts and conflicts of interest; mentor a beginner youth development worker to support their ongoing professional development; and use practice supervision to reflect on development of own practice model and develop plans for ongoing professional development.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Critically analyse own capacity to integrate specialist practice to evolve positive youth development practice
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26146 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: critically analyse national and international models associated with an area of specialist practice with regard to how they support the embedding of positive youth development principles and philosophies and the ongoing evolution of youth development practice in Aotearoa New Zealand; critically analyse own and organisation''s positive youth development practice model evolved through the integration of positive youth development models of practice with specialist practice; and critically reflect on ongoing development of own positive youth development practice model and justify professional actions under practice supervision.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Data as at 20 July 2024