Course Title: Engage respectfully with young people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Engage respectfully with young people

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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)

HWSS6016C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Dianne Mackey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4454

Course Contact Email: dianne.mackay@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with young people (aged 12 to 25 years) in work roles with a specific focus on young people.

This unit is taught and assessed with CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in youth work context 

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people

Elements:

1. Communicate effectively with young people

2. Reflect understanding of youth cultures and subcultures and young person’s own development

3. Work with the young person as the focus

4. Reflect on own practice and values


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

Case study - written responses to questions and answers – Respond the case study about working with a young person in a youth work agency

Assessment 2

  • Research identifying three resources outlining  a youth work theory or framework
  • Written responses to questions on a youth work theory or framework

Assessment 3

Work place assessment including 240 hours of WIL placement, role play, demonstration of skills in a simulated work environment, written response to questions, work placement report, WI workplace supervisor report, and assessment by the RMIT supervisor in the workplace

Assessment 4

Observation in the workplace environment by the RMIT supervisor

 

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