Course Title: Work with diverse people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Work with diverse people

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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)

GEDU6077C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Chris Walters

Course Contact Phone: 9925 8268

Course Contact Email: chris.walters@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

This unit applies to all workers.

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:

CHCAOD001 - Work in Alcohol and other drugs context
CHCAOD004 - Assess needs of clients with AOD issues
CHCCCS014 - Provide brief interventions

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 

There are no stipulated pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Elements:

1. Reflect on own perspectives

2. Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits

3. Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations

4. Promote understanding across diverse groups


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: Research and present a service model

Assessment Task 2: "Client engagement" role play

Assessment Task 3: Individual treatment plan 

Assessment Task 4: Case study; complete client file and relevant documentation

Assessment task 5: "Client review" role play