Course Title: Respond to critical situations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Respond to critical situations

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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)

HWSS6019C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2016,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018

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 to maintain safety through effective response to potential or actual critical situations. This unit applies to youth workers working in specialist services and in residential work sites or in the community.

This unit is delivered and assessed with:

CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people

CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

CHCYTH003 Support young people to create opportunities in their lives

CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

 CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH004 Respond to critical situations

Elements:

1. Implement risk-minimisation strategies

2. Maintain a safe environment for young people

3. Prevent escalation of violent behaviour

4. Secure the safety of clients


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).

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS ALIGNED TO WORK PLACEMENT ACTIVITIES.  

Students must complete 80 hours of work placement supported by RMIT to achieve competency in these units.  These units support students learning and assessment in the workplace.

Assessment Task 1

 This assessment requires you to answer a series of questions about working with young people in the youth work context.

 Assessment Task 2

 This assessment requires you to participate in two separate role plays about ethics and a critical incident experienced in the youth work context.

 Assessment Task  3

 This assessment requires you to conduct a workplace investigation locating policies and procedures and interviewing an experienced youth worker.

 Assessment Task 4

 This assessment requires you to be observed working with a group of young people and verbally answering a series of questions.

 Assessment Task 5

 This assessment requires you to be observed working with a number of individual young people and verbally answering a series of questions.

 Assessment Task 6

This assessment requires you to be observed working with a number of individual young people and verbally answering a series of questions.

 

 Grades that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

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 Equitable Learning Unit if you would like to find out more: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services   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: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams