Course Title: Facilitate consumer, family and carer participation in the recovery process

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5318

Course Title: Facilitate consumer, family and carer participation in the recovery process

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5605C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

OHTH5878C

Alice Springs Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2015

Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4065

Course Contact Email: mandy.morrison@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required by workers to work collaboratively with a person with mental health issues to establish a basis for participation of family and carers in their individual recovery process and to facilitate ongoing participation in line with the client’s needs and wishes.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None

 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH409A Facilitate consumer, family and carer participation in the recovery process

Elements:

1.Apply principles and practices of consumer and carer participation in mental health work

2.Involve consumers, carers and families in planning support during recovery

3.Facilitate recovery of clients with appropriate involvement of carers and families


Learning Outcomes

By completing this course you will have acquired the knowledge and skills to work collaboratively with a person with mental health issues to establish support and participation of family and carers in their individual recovery process and to facilitate ongoing participation in line with the client’s needs and wishes.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on your skills to facilitate a  consumer, family and carer participation plan within an integrated and multi-staged case study. You will be required to undertake a variety of tasks throughout each stage specifically designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your competency working with clients in recovery process while presenting with multiple and complex needs.