Course Title: Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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)

HWSS6020C

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 required to provide guidance and role models to young people and their families.  This will include the skills necessary to maintain positive and supportive relationships, identifying problems and establishing goals for change based on maintaining support from family and the general community.

This unit is delivered and assessed with:

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk 

 CHCYTH004 Respond to critical situations

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

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

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

Elements:

1. Identify and address immediate needs and circumstances of young people

2. Explore and clarify issues facing the young person and the nature of support sought

3. Facilitate goal setting and action planning

4. Provide targeted assistance and referral

5. Act as an advocate on request


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 assessment tasks 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