Course Title: Work with family violence contexts within justice environments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5315 Diploma of Justice

Course Title: Work with family violence contexts within justice environments

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)

JUST5720

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Irene Pagliarella, Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4581

Course Contact Email: irene.pagliarella@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to family and domestic violence contexts and to follow organisational requirements to report and refer those involved to appropriate personnel and help agencies.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completion of, or demonstrated equivalence to, the following units of competency:

VU20868 Apply foundation legal principles
VU20869 Work within the criminal justice system
VU20870 Apply writing and presentation skills within a justice environment
VU20871 Support the management of adult offenders within the Victorian correctional framework
PSPOHS401B Implement workplace safety procedures and programs
PSPETHC401A Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

And ONE of the following electives:

VU20867 Support policing processes within justice environment contexts
CHCCHILD401B Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20862 Work with family violence contexts within justice environments

Elements:

1. Identify the legislative framework for family and violence contexts

2. Review theoretical perspectives on family violence

3. Develop strategies for working in family violence contexts within a justice environment


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 and the following;


• Develop, practice and review strategies, including application of legal requirements and effective responses, for managing family violence contexts
• Understand relevant legislation, provisions and regulatory requirements
• Understand theories and debates about family violence that inform contemporary practice and process


Overview of Assessment

Assessments may incorporate a variety of methods including role plays, case studies, observations, lectures, tutorials, class discussion, oral and written questioning, and audio-visual presentations.

 

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 Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

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: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca