Course Title: Confirm client developmental status

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5330

Course Title: Confirm client developmental status

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Zaina Nehme

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4552

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to review the developmental status of a client. The application of knowledge and skills described in this course may relate to functions such as providing information to clients and reporting or referring issues outside the scope of practice of the individual worker. Note that the client may be a child or a young person. Work at this level may require guidance and/or supervision from appropriately qualified personnel, especially where provision of direct client services is involved. This course applies to people working in a range of community service contexts including: juvenile justice, alcohol and other drugs services, mental health, and child protection.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCLD415A Confirm client developmental status


1. Apply knowledge of human development to check client’s developmental status

2. Check client's developmental status

3. Identify developmental issues

4. Check for and respond appropriately to specific issues

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

You will be required to complete three assessment tasks for this course. These tasks involve answering questions bases on a case study, the analysis of clients’ situation and suitability of services, and an online test covering important aspects of the course.