Course Title: Work effectively in trauma informed care

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Work effectively in trauma informed care

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6091C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term2 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 practice and contribute to the continuous improvement of trauma informed care within a service.

This unit applies to individuals working in the community services and health sectors where services are informed by the knowledge and understanding of central trauma, particularly the impact of interpersonal violence.

This unit is delivered and assessed as a cluster with :
CHCCSM004 - Co-ordinate complex care requirements

CHCDFV006 - Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Relevant industry experience or completion of relevant qualification.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care

Elements:

1. Work from a trauma informed care perspective

2. Utilise self-care strategies

3. Contribute to the continuous improvement of trauma informed care in services


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: Trauma based 'Assess and respond' plan

Assessment Task 2: Role Play