Course Title: Support individual health and emotional well being

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3262

Course Title: Support individual health and emotional well being

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Susan Russell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254637

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required by the worker to support a clients health and emotional well being.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not Applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCICS303A Support individual health and emotional well being


Complete documentation.

Recognise and accommodate a client's cultural and spirtual preferences.

Recognise and accommodate the client's expressions of identity and sexuality.

Support client to create an environment suitable to needs and preferences.

Support the client to engage with a relevant social network and the wider community.

Support the client's health.

Support the person's emotional and psychological well being.

Learning Outcomes

The learner will be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to understand their  work role and responsibilities, have the basic understanding of the emotional, psychological, spiritual, cultural and sexual needs of clients.The learners will have the basic understanding for good health, including diet, exercise, lifestyle, hygiene and oral health.Learners will will have the understanding of powerless and empowerment, definition and explanation of the terms "spirituality and cultural" The learner will have the ability to adopt a nonjudgmental and accepting attitude when supporting the client to meet their emotional and psychosocial needs, the learner will be able to apply oral communication skills required to fulfil work role in a safe manner,will be able to apply effective verbal and non verbal communication skills to ask questions, they will be able to identify and recognise and interpret non-verbal cues, adapt communication styles to meet specific needs, provide information and express encouragement and support including active listening and empathy.

Overview of Assessment

Assessments may include Role-play simulation, questioning (Oral/Written),case study and scenario analysis, written assignments/projects and observation in the workplace whilst on practical placement.