Course Title: Provide advanced supports to facilitate recovery

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5289

Course Title: Provide advanced supports to facilitate recovery

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Xenia Girdler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4660

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to provide advanced support strategies for people with mental illness and psychiatric disabilities. Advanced supports involve analysis within a mental health diagnostic framework and the planning and implementation of psychosocial rehabilitation for specific client outcomes

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH501A Provide advanced supports to facilitate recovery


1.Determine support and service requirements

2.Prepare for support and service requirements

3.Conduct supports and other service delivery

4.Recognise and deal with trauma

5.Evaluate effectiveness of services provided and adjust as required

6.Report and document information

7.Maintain safety in practice

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This course will be assessed via a number of class based and work-integrated
tasks.  To be deemed competent in this course you will be required to demonstrate
your skills knowledge and attitude through -

case study - you will be placed into a small working group and assessed on your
ability to case manage a fictitious client over the duration of the course

assessment and screening tool - in your small working group you will be require
to develop an assessment tool which will provide you with the information required
to develop an effective treatment-recovery plan for your case study client

self and supervisor assessments

class presentations

direct observation of actual and simulated class based activities