Course Title: Undertake outreach work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331

Course Title: Undertake outreach work

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS5994C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2015

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email: jennifer.brooker@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to work in an outreach capacity with vulnerable or at risk groups such as those experiencing homelessness, mental health, alcohol or other drugs (AOD) issues.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCH522B Undertake outreach work

Elements:

1. Prepare for outreach work

2. Undertake outreach service

3. Establish client relationship

4. Follow up outreach service


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

Assessment for this course will include class-based activities designed to support the development of knowledge and skills required to work in an outreach capacity with vulnerable or at risk groups. Assessments will include Written Assignments/Projects, Case Study Scenarios, Oral/Written Questions, and Observations in the work placement.