Course Title: Provide systems advocacy services

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Provide systems advocacy services

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW5735C

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 advocate and ensure that government, community and organisational systems broadly support and uphold human rights.

This unit applies to workers in a health, community services or advocacy settings who undertake a leadership role in influencing social and system changes. Workers at this level will also advocate for change and continuous improvement at the organisational level to improve client outcomes and service quality

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:
CHCMHS009 - Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion
CHCPOL003 - Research and apply evidence to practice

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:

CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services

Elements:

1. Obtain, analyse and document information

2. Work with stakeholders to develop strategies to address identified needs

3. Advocate for and facilitate the implementation of strategies developed to address the rights and interests of clients

4. Contribute to service improvements

5. Advocate to improve coordination between services

6. Evaluate outcomes


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: Health promotion project plan

Assessment Task 2: Advocacy Exercise