Course Title: Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6015C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Dianne Mackay

Course Contact Phone: +61 (3) 9925 4454

Course Contact Email: dianne.mackay@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this unit students will develop the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm.  This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility. 

This unit is delivered and assessed with:

CHCCM007 Trauma informed care

and

CHCYTH004 Respond to critical situations

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Elements:

1. Implement work practices which support the protection of children and young people
 

2. Report indications of possible risk of harm
 

3. Apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
 


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).

Assessments will include:

Assessment Task 1:

Risk Assessment Questionnaire (written response to questions)

Assessment Task 2:

Knowledge quiz (verbal response to questions in class)

Assessment Task 3:

Self-care plan (written in class)

Assessment Task 4:

Group work: including individual responses to a case study, role-play and a written critical incident report.

Assessment Task 5:

Responses to a therapeutic Case Study and a presentation to the class

Assessment Task 6:

Work place assessment including 120 hours of WIL placement - assessment requirements aligned to WIL activities.

-       assessment requirements aligned to WIL activities.

 

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

 

A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca