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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5397 Diploma of Community Services

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.

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HUSO5216C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face

VE 2020 (DARD)

Course Contact: Fiona McLean

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3673

Course Contact Email: fiona.mclean@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will explore the skills and knowledge promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety, while promoting trauma informed care and learning to develop strategies to address people’s specific trauma needs.

This course addresses the following units of competency;

  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCDEV002 Analyse the impacts of sociological factors on client in community work and services 
  • HLTAHW050 Develop a healing framework for social and emotional well-being work
  • CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care

This units are clustered for delivery but assessed separately.

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:

1. Identify cultural safety issues in the workplace

2. Model cultural safety in own work

3. Develop strategies for improved cultural safety

4. Evaluate cultural safety strategies


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of these 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 promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety, while promoting trauma informed care and learning to develop strategies to address people’s specific trauma needs.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include practical demonstrations, group activities, reflection and supervised placement hour within the community services industry. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on Canvas.

Grades that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessments are:

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more (https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services)