THE DNA OF DIGITAL YOUTH WORK: TIPS FOR TODAY’S YOUTH WORKERS
Digital youth work is becoming more and more important. However, many youth workers still find it difficult to do this, or even start with this. Following up on a previous meeting addressing this topic, the RAN YF&C and RAN C&N meeting on 19 March 2020 has further elaborated on which elements are key for youth workers who want to do their work digitally, including the expertise from the C&N working group communications experts in discussions.
This conclusion paper focuses on four important elements: defining your goals and knowing your target audience, producing relevant content and adjusting this to the medium used, the necessary skills and resources needed and organisational & ethical considerations that need to be taken into account (including safety measures).
This paper aims to educate youth workers who want to (better) incorporate digital ways in doing youth work, specifically in a P/CVE setting. Read more