Course Title: Support relationships with families, carers and friends

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4329

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Anthony Graham

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4411

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course 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

Not Applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCICS410A Support relationships with families, carers and friends


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

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include a number of assessment tasks.