Course Title: Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5360 Diploma of Financial Counselling

Course Title: Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 25

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)

HUSO5216C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016

Course Contact: Jo Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3983

Course Contact Email: mary-josephine.wallwork@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace and to model and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Elements:

E1. Identify cultural safety issues in the workplace

E2. Model cultural safety in own work

E3. Develop strategies for improved cultural safety

E4. Evaluate cultural safety strategies


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. By applying these skills and this knowledge, you will be able to use strategies to promote and maintain Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety in the context of your workplace.  Such strategies will be firmly embedded in appropriate communication practices and cultural research.


Overview of Assessment

 

Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through:

  • Case study scenarios
  • Written assignment