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Credit Units: 2

Mr Adenipekun Adejimi (UDIPSLT, MSW) Email: jimiadenipekun@gmail.com , College of education and social science, Department of Social Work.

Course description:

Learning outcome and objective:

By the end of the course students should be able to understand the skills and competence needed to practice with the youth, problems associated with adolescence eg: juvenile delinquency, substance abuse ,teenage pregnancy, sexual transmitted diseases (HIV/AIDS).
           Lecturing themes:
This course has the following thematic areas to be covered:
1)Who are those referred to as the youth
2)What are the problems faced by the youth
3)How can such problems be tackled (solved)
4)What are the likely solutions to such problems
5) How can such problems be prevented
          METHODS OF INSTRUCTIONS:
A)lecture
B)tutorial
C)field practice
D)test
E)Term paper and seminar presentation
           Methods of course assessment:
Evaluation will be carried out in respect with the university policy the lecture will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the following:
          CRITERIA                    MARKS
Tutorial Field Work And Test  20%
Term paper                                    10%
Semester exam                             70%
Total                                          100%
Prerequisite courses:
SWK 216(crime,delinquency and quality of life
SWK 113(social deviance and system organisation
           Co-requisite course :
                    None
Recommended reference (textbook)
Lynn mybell, Jeffrey shookphd (childhood,youth and social work transformation)
(What works teens (Brittit,Rathbone(acswlcsw)(Julie with B,Baron,MSW)

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