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CMAP Monitoring and Evaluation Guide & Toolkit

Published by CMAP Charlotte Miller Art Project, 2014

Authors: Emily Wood and Anna Carnibella.


A guide to CMAP's monitoring and evaluation approach and tools.


Critical Issues in Youth Work
Chapter 'Managing Centre Based Youth Work' 

Published by Routledge, 2011

Authors: Emily Wood, Jon Ord, Mohamed Moustakim


This valuable textbook communicates the complexities and controversies at the heart of youth work management, exploring key issues in a critical fashion. Written by a team of experienced youth work lecturers, the chapters cover topics such as planning, evaluation and supervision, whilst acknowledging the changing structures of integrated services and the impact of public service reform. 

Divided into three sections, it covers: 

•Historical and theoretical context 
•Critical practice issues, including leadership, policy constraints, planning and accountability 
•Managing in different settings, for instance integrated services and the voluntary sector 
Aimed at both youth work students studying for their professional qualification, as well as practicing managers, Critical Issues in Youth Work Management encourages critical thinking about what management in youth work is and what it can be. It includes reflective questions and further reading, and case studies are integrated throughout.   

What is Youth Work?
Chapter 'Youth work practice within integrated youth support services’

Published by Learning Matters July 5, 2010

Authors: Emily Wood, Bernard Davies


Chapter on: 'Youth work practice within integrated youth support services' With the proposed development of the ‘youth professional’ and the consolidation of graduate professional qualifications, this is an important time for youth work. This book sets out the current state of debate about youth work for those considering, or about to embark on, a degree course. Contemporary debates in youth work are explored, and help to give students a sense of its history and its future contribution. By combining the experience of its editors and the contemporaneous experience of the voices of contributors, this book provides an excellent introduction to work as a youth worker in the twenty-first century.

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