Course Title: Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4262

Course Title: Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS5509C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 4115

Course Contact Email: jennifer.brooker@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required for working with people who are experiencing homelessness or risk of becoming homeless,including women and children experiencing family violence


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no Pre-requisites or Co-requisites for this course
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCH427A Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Elements:

Address issues associated with people who are experiencing homelessness or risk of becoming homeless

Demonstrate commitment to the central philosophies and legal requirements of working with people who are experiencing homelessness or risk of becoming homeless

Develop a professional rapport with people who are experiencing homelessness or risk of becoming homeless

Develop knowledge of causes and impacts of homelessness

Support people who are experiencing homelessness or risk of becoming homeless


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

This course is assessed using a combination of both parctical and theoretically based tasks