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Name of Candidate ………………………………………. Unit B1 Knowledge Specification : Enable young people to explore and develop their values and self respect Element B.1.1 : Enable young people to explore the values by which they live The candidate should understand: 1. Why it is important to encourage young people to explore their values 2. Why it is important to be aware of their own values and be prepared to discuss them 3. Any differences between their own values and the core values of youth work 4. How to build the level of trust needed in order to have conversations about values 5. How to facilitate conversations and activities to enable young people to identify value sets 6. Definitions of values and examples of value sets 7. Differing perspectives on the values sets operating in young people’ s communities and in wider society 8. The relationships between values and behaviour 9. How to facilitate conversations about choice of behaviour 10. Their organisation’s code of ethics and ethical issues in youth work Element 2 : Enable young people to build their self respect and self esteem The candidate should understand: 1. How to work with people in ways which value their input and build trust 2. A range of activities and techniques for encouraging young people to become more self aware 3. Why it is crucial to young people’s development that they develop a positive image of themselves 4. The effects and consequences of negative self-image 5. Listening skills 6. Reflecting skills 7. The importance of respecting a young person’s view of the world and themselves 8. Techniques and activities for enabling young people to identify their strengths and build positive self image 9. Activities and techniques which can provide young people with a sense of success