Course Title: Support relationships with carers and families

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4365 Certificate IV in Disability

Course Title: Support relationships with carers and families

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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)

HWSS6081C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: 9925 0886

Course Contact Email: renee.costa@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work positively with the carers and families of people using the service based on an understanding of their support needs.

This unit applies to workers across a range of community services contexts.

 

In this unit you will focus on the knowledge and skills required to organise, support and monitor individual with disability and complex needs. Your role in will be critical in ensuring their access to the specialist and generic services to meet and support client well being, aspirations, needs and rights and interests.

This unit is taught with:

CHCDIS008  Facilitate community inclusion and participation

CHCDIS005  Develop and provide person-centred services  

CHCDIS010  Provide person-centred services for people with disability with complex needs  

CHCCCS025  Support relationships with carers and families

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

Elements:

2. Assess and respond to changes in the care relationship

3. Monitor and promote carer rights, health and well being

1. Include carers and family members as part of the support team


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

Assessment Task 1: In class quiz

Assessment Task 2: Case study part 2

Assessment Task 3: Professional discussion and workplace evidence