Course Title: Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4365 Certificate IV in Disability

Course Title: Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

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)

BUSM7998C

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 plan, implement and review formal and informal ongoing skills development, in collaboration with a person with disability and incorporate into the person’s individualised plan.

This unit applies to workers in varied disability contexts. Work performed requires a range of well developed, person-centred skills where some discretion and judgement is required and workers will take responsibility for their own outputs.

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:


CHCDIS004 - Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
CHCDIS002 - Follow established person-centered behaviour supports

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

Elements:

1. Identify individual skill development needs

2. Plan person-centred, ongoing skill development

3. Implement person-centred, ongoing skills development strategies

4. Evaluate skills development and review plan

5. Identify and implement incidental learning opportunities to enhance skills development


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.