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Why the Youth Sector in Victoria Needs a Code of Ethical Practice

Hoiles, Lauren and Corney, Tim ORCID: 0000-0002-1980-6835 (2007) Why the Youth Sector in Victoria Needs a Code of Ethical Practice. Commonwealth Youth and Development, 5 (1). pp. 2-10. ISSN 1727-7140

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Abstract

Hoiles and Corney argue strongly in favour of the development of a code of ethical practice by youth workers for youth work. The article focuses on the need in Victoria, Australia, and is set within the context of Australian legislation that governs relationships with children and youth, and children's wellbeing. Their main arguments centre on the safety of clients, the safety and protection of youth workers, and the need to develop a platform of consensus for the professionalisation of youth work.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ethical practice, codes of ethics, youth work, professional practice, Australian legislation, youth work development
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1605 Policy and Administration
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Education
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 12 May 2014 07:24
Last Modified: 06 May 2019 07:18
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/24901
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