Includes case studies, examples and activities specific to the playwork setting. Contains progress-check questions to monitor learning and understanding. Written by leading practitioners in the field.
Table of Contents
The tradition of playwork; working with children and young people; positive relationships with children and young people; planning for play; the daily running of play facilities; responding positively to children's behaviour; helping to keep children safe; practical issues of health and safety; working well with other adults; developing and promoting your playwork service; appendix A - the S/NVQ award and portfolio building; appendix B - using the book to support the NVQ units and key skills; appendix C - glossary of terms; appendix D - further reading; appendix E - useful addresses.