Course Title: Work with diverse people

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2018

Course Code: EMPL7092C

Course Title: Work with diverse people

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5357 - Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Contact: Joshua Davies

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4333

Course Contact Email: joshua.davies@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 40

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this unit.

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


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Element:

1. Reflect on own perspectives

Performance Criteria:

1. Reflect on own perspectives 1.1 Identify and reflect on own social and cultural perspectives and biases 1.2 Work with awareness of own limitations in self and social awareness 1.3 Use reflection to support own ability to work inclusively and with understanding of others 1.4 Identify and act on ways to improve own self and social awareness

Element:

2. Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Value and respect diversity and inclusiveness across all areas of work 2.2 Contribute to the development of work place and professional relationships based on appreciation of diversity and inclusiveness 2.3 Use work practices that make environments safe for all

Element:

3. Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Show respect for diversity in communication with all people 3.2 Use verbal and non-verbal communication constructively to establish, develop and maintain effective relationships, mutual trust and confidence 3.3 Where a language barrier exists, use effective strategies to communicate in the most efficient way possible 3.4 Seek assistance from interpreters or other persons according to communication needs

Element:

4. Promote understanding across diverse groups

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Identify issues that may cause communication misunderstandings or other difficulties 4.2 Where difficulties or misunderstandings occur, consider the impact of social and cultural diversity 4.3 Make an effort to sensitively resolve differences, taking account of diversity considerations 4.4 Address any difficulties with appropriate people and seek assistance when required


Learning Outcomes


Please refer ot the Elements of Competency above.


Details of Learning Activities

Four 2 hour classes that includes a trip to the immigration museum. 


Teaching Schedule

 Work with diverse people

RMIT Wk

Date

Class & Activities

1

8th Feb

Introduction and reflect on your own perspectives

2

15th Feb

Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness and their benefits

3

22rd Feb

Immigration Museum Tour   

4

1st March

Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds

Promote understanding across diverse groups

Group Research


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

1. Research Assignment 

2. Structured Reflection 




Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task 1 Research assignment - Group Class Presentation - Due date  March 1st, 2018
Assessment Task 2 Structured Reflection - Due Date 26th Feb, 2018


Assessment Matrix

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