Course Title: Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6017C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

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 focus on youth sector practice (both historical and contemporary) and develop an understanding of the current status of young people. It applies to work undertaken in all youth work roles where the young person is the primary client.

This unit is taught and assessed with CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

Elements:

1. Apply understanding of the social, historical, economic, legal and political contexts of young people

2. Apply understanding of the context of youth work

3. Work within the core values and practice frameworks of youth work

4. Work with understanding of the impact of values in determining the approach to working with 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

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment.

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS ALIGNED TO WIL ACTIVITIES.

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment tasks to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher when you have completed the assessment tasks. 

Assessment 1

Case study - written responses to questions and answers – respond the case study about working with a young person in a youth work agency

Assessment 2

Research & written report to develop an understanding of some developmental theories and practice frameworks to enable your work as a youth worker.

Assessment 3

Work place assessment including 120 hours of WIL placement, role play, demonstration of skills in a simulated work environment, written response to questions, work placement report, WI workplace supervisor report, and assessment by the RMIT supervisor in the workplace

Assessment 4

Observation in the workplace environment by the RMIT supervisor

Grades that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:You should refer to the assessment plan which is available on Blackboard for details of each assessment task and for detailed assessment criteria.

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment 

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.

 

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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