The Bracken Outdoors Podcast

Episode 74 - Karen Price on Overcoming Barriers in Youth Work

May 18, 2024
Episode 74 - Karen Price on Overcoming Barriers in Youth Work
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The Bracken Outdoors Podcast
Episode 74 - Karen Price on Overcoming Barriers in Youth Work
May 18, 2024

In this episode, I interview Karen Price. Karen is a nationally qualified Youth & Community worker with over 30 years of experience in delivering youth work in a variety of settings for both voluntary and statutory sector organisations, focussing primarily on working with under-represented audiences facing barriers to accessing the outdoors and green spaces. 

We discuss Karen's path from scouting to youth work, why youth work is undervalued but more important than ever, the challenges and problems faced by teenagers today, and much more. 

Resources:

The Bracken Outdoors Podcast is designed for Woodland Leaders from bushcraft instructors to Forest School practitioners, helping you build a life in the great outdoors. With weekly short episodes on all aspects of life as a freelance Woodland Leader, from business tips and advice to philosophy of outdoor education, as well as monthly deep dives into larger topics or interviews with inspirational professionals and leaders in the outdoor education space.

To find out more about my mission to help people Belong Outside, head to https://brackenoutdoors.com/

Free Resources:

+ How to choose a tarp guide
+ Forest School Activity Ideas PDF
+ The complete guide to setting your rates as an outdoor leader



Show Notes

In this episode, I interview Karen Price. Karen is a nationally qualified Youth & Community worker with over 30 years of experience in delivering youth work in a variety of settings for both voluntary and statutory sector organisations, focussing primarily on working with under-represented audiences facing barriers to accessing the outdoors and green spaces. 

We discuss Karen's path from scouting to youth work, why youth work is undervalued but more important than ever, the challenges and problems faced by teenagers today, and much more. 

Resources:

The Bracken Outdoors Podcast is designed for Woodland Leaders from bushcraft instructors to Forest School practitioners, helping you build a life in the great outdoors. With weekly short episodes on all aspects of life as a freelance Woodland Leader, from business tips and advice to philosophy of outdoor education, as well as monthly deep dives into larger topics or interviews with inspirational professionals and leaders in the outdoor education space.

To find out more about my mission to help people Belong Outside, head to https://brackenoutdoors.com/

Free Resources:

+ How to choose a tarp guide
+ Forest School Activity Ideas PDF
+ The complete guide to setting your rates as an outdoor leader