Youth workers' experiences of challenging behaviour: lessons for practice

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dc.contributor.author Jenkinson, Hilary
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-12T15:40:42Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-12T15:40:42Z
dc.date.issued 2011-02
dc.identifier.citation Jenkinson, H; (2011) '`Youth workers' experiences of challenging behaviour: lessons for practice''. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 16 (1):35-46. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13632752.2011.545605 en
dc.identifier.volume 16 en
dc.identifier.issued 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 35 en
dc.identifier.endpage 46 en
dc.identifier.issn 1363-2752
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/764
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/13632752.2011.545605
dc.description.abstract This article analyses the experiences of youth workers in dealing with challenging behaviour among young people. The findings from a qualitative approach to the collection and analysis of data from 45 research participants are presented. The paper begins by briefly exploring the context of youth work in Ireland and outlining the research process. This is followed by a discussion of the nature of challenging behaviours experienced by youth workers including the emergent area of challenging behaviour involving new technology. Other significant themes arising from the research data are discussed. These include issues such as the audience factor, the importance of individual work, the significance of understanding background factors leading to difficult behaviour, and the need to support staff through challenging encounters. Particular attention is given to highlighting the practice implications of the research in developing effective practice in the area of challenging behaviour. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.relation.uri http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13632752.2011.545605
dc.rights © 2011 SEBDA. This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Hilary Jenkinson (2011): Youth workers' experiences of challenging behaviour: lessons for practice, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 16:1, 35-46 , available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13632752.2011.545605 en
dc.subject Youth work en
dc.subject SEBD en
dc.subject Challenging behaviour en
dc.title Youth workers' experiences of challenging behaviour: lessons for practice en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A012/hj en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Hilary Jenkinson, Applied Social Studies, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: hj@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2012-10-16T11:34:26Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress hj@ucc.ie en


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