Course Title: Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5318

Course Title: Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Xenia Girdler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4660

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required by those working with people with mental health issues to conduct necessary assessments and support participation in the assessment process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH404B Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process


1.Prepare for intake assessment

2.Conduct intake assessment

3.Facilitate collaborative planning process

4.Develop a recovery plan

5.Facilitate ongoing relevance of service activities to the recovery plan

6.Complete documentation

Learning Outcomes

By completing this course you will have acquired the competencies required to undertake assessment and planning with a complex care client.

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 a major, staged case study. Each stage will require you to complete a number of tasks relating specifically to assessment and planning. You will be reviewed at each stage by your peers and Teachers and assessors. In conjunction with this you will be required to undertake a number of in-class role plays in order to demonstrate your skills in case management, assessment and planning