Course Title: Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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)

HWSS6092C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

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 use counselling and facilitation skills to explore client issues and identify possible options by providing a safe and supportive environment. It includes encouraging clients to be actively involved in seeking their own solutions.

This unit applies to individuals whose job role involves working with clients on personal and psychological issues associated with domestic and family violence within established policies, procedures and guidelines.

Workers at this level work under supervision within established guidelines but take on a team leadership role in the coordination of services and service providers. 

This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services contexts.


This unit is delivered and assessed as a cluster with :
CHCMHS007 – Work effectively in trauma informed care

CHCCSM004 - Co-ordinate complex care requirements

Pre-requisites, Co-requisites and Assumed Knowledge

Relevant industry experience or completion of relevant qualification.

 

 

 

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:

CHCDFV006 Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence

Elements:

1. Establish confidence

2. Explore issues

3. Identify future directions

4. Evaluate own communication


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 assignment

Assessment Task 2: Presentation