Module 2: perspectives on working with young people: facilitator's guide

Topic 3: Transition from childhood to adulthood

Page last updated: 2004

Suggested time: 2-3 hours


This topic provides an historical perspective on adolescence and introduces the youth development model. Issues relating to sexual identity are also covered in this topic.

Key issues

3.1 Historical perspectives on adolescence

3.2 The youth development model

3.3 Social development in adolescence

3.4 Same-sex attracted young people

3.5 Meeting the needs of a wide range of ages in providing services to young people