Course Title: Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4365 Certificate IV in Disability

Course Title: Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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)

HWSS6113C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term2 2017

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 implement behaviour support strategies outlined in an individualised behaviour support plan for a person with disability.

This unit applies to workers in varied disability services contexts. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:

CHCDIS004 - Communicate using augmentative and alternate communication strategies

CHCDIS009 - Facilitate on-going skills development using a person centred approach

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

Elements:

1. Apply a person-centred approach to minimise behaviours of concern

2. Review context of behaviours of concern

3. Provide positive behaviour support according to individualised behaviour support plan

4. Complete documentation


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 1: Understanding theory - Short answers

Assessment 2: Case study part 3:

  • Workshop - client communication, skills and behaviour profile
  • Take Home - Current skills development and behaviour support

Assessment 3: Professional Discussion, Workplace Evidence, Third Party Report.