Course Title: Support relationships with families, carers and friends

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4267

Course Title: Support relationships with families, carers and friends

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 55.0

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)

HWSS5589C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Workplace


Course Contact: Anthony Graham

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254411

Course Contact Email: anthony.graham@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work positively with the carers and/or families of clients based on an understanding of their support needs across a range of service settings including aged care, disability and community care.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCICS410A Support relationships with families, carers and friends

Elements:

1. Work positively with carers and families

2. Analyse life cycle transitions for carers and families and the implications for direct care workers

3. Analyse strategies to promote carer health and well being


Learning Outcomes

By completing this unit you will achieve and demonstrate competence in the following elements:

1. Work positively with carers and families

2. Analyse life cycle transitions for carers and families and the implications for direct care workers

3. Analyse strategies to promote carer health and well being


Overview of Assessment

A workplace assessment appointment will be undertaken to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence: Based on the individual student’s knowledge, skills and experience: an individual learning plan will be negotiated and developed. Students may be offered a number of assessment tasks and learning strategies such as workshop attendance, case studies, research project work and workplace activities and support to meet their assessment needs for this course (unit of competency).