Course Title: Work effectively in child protection and out of home care for children and young people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4337

Course Title: Work effectively in child protection and out of home care for children and young people

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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)

HWSS5516C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

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


Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required for work in the context within which a range of child protection services are delivered.  It covers the knowledge and skills required to support the rights and interests of children/ young people and families to meet duty of care and legal requirements.
 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCHILD505B Work effectively in child protection and out of home care for children and young people

Elements:

Demonstrate an understanding of key issues related to work in the child protection environment.

Demonstrate commitment to quality care for children or young people.

Demonstrate ethical work practices.


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment

The assessment task you will complete to successfully pass this course is a case study in three parts, some of which will be completed in the class room.  The remainder will be a take home component that will be submitted.