Course Title: Manage service response to young people in crisis

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5244

Course Title: Manage service response to young people in crisis

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS5755C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014,
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 to develop an agency approach to young people in crisis.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

To gain entry into CHC51408 Diploma of Youth Work candidates must:

Be recognised, as competent through a recognised training package or recognition process, against the following compulsory units of CHC41808 Certificate IV in Youth Work:

CHCCOM403A Utilise targeted communication skills to build relationships
CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately
CHCYTH401B Engage respectfully with young people
CHCYTH402C Work effectively with young people in a youth work context
HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients & co-workers
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

OR
Have suitable relevant youth sector experience and knowledge to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:

The application of knowledge with depth in some areas and demonstration of a broad range of technical and other skills
A wide range of tasks and skills in a variety of contexts, with a complexity in the range and choices of actions required
The exercise of discretionary judgement and decision making under general guidance.
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH608D Manage service response to young people in crisis

Elements:

Follow up crisis situations

Implement a framework for preventing crisis situations

Support staff in responding to a crisis


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

Learning activities will take place in a classroom using industry standard tools and resources.

You will complete exercise and industry style projects.

You will also be required to undertake independent study.

In class activities may include:
• Class exercise to review discussion/workshops
• Practical demonstrations
• Analysis/critique of relevant reading material
• Seminar presentations
• Workshops
• Peer reaching and class presentations
• Group discussion
• Online research
• Independent project based work
• Teacher directed group activities/project