Course Title: Provide a range of services to people with mental health issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5318

Course Title: Provide a range of services to people with mental health issues

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)

OHTH5776C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

OHTH5882C

Alice Springs Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2015

Course Contact: Xenia Girdler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4660

Course Contact Email: xenia.girdler@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to collaboratively assess needs, provide a range of services to meet needs, review progress and evaluate the work undertaken with clients with mental health issues


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH504E Provide a range of services to people with mental health issues

Elements:

1. Assess the needs and issues of clients

2. Establish goals of service provision with the client

3. Provide services to meet client needs

4. Review progress with the client

5. Use self-protection strategies


Learning Outcomes

By completing this course you will gain the required competencies to work in a consultative and inclusive way with people with complex mental health issues including collaborating on 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, planning and provision of various services. 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, planning and referral processes.