Course Title: Provide appropriate services for young people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5160

Course Title: Provide appropriate services for young people

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 150.0

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

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Anne Fitzpatrick

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254510

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit is concerned with the competencies required to provide guidance and role models to young people and their families to maintain positive and supportive relationships while identifying problems and establishing goals for change based on maintaining support from family and the general community

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH6C Provide appropriate services for young people


1.Establish effective rapport with young people and families
2.Assess the needs and circumstances of young people
3.Facilitate goal setting and action planning
4.Minimise the impact of critical incidents
5.Prevent escalation of violent behaviour
6.Secure the safety of clients

Learning Outcomes

See elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be through a mix of in-class tasks, workplace based projects and a workplace assessment. A workplace assessment appointment will be undertaken once per year with each student to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence.