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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4357 Certificate IV in Community Services Work

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

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

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Course Contact: Zaina Nehme

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4552

Course Contact Email: zainaindira.nehne@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to address duty of care requirements, working within an ethical framework and applying relevant legislation, policies and procedures in responding to children and young people

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCHILD401B 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

Assessments for this will consist of an analysis of a case study based on a child victim of abuse and trauma and the interview of community services worker.