Course Title: Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4363 Certificate IV in Community Services

Course Title: Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 85

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.

Important Information:

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6073C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2016,
Term2 2017,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019

HWSS6073C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020,
Term2 2021

HWSS6073C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Course Contact: Melinda Brown

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4580

Course Contact Email: melinda.brown@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to work with people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless, including women and children experiencing family violence.

This course applies to work in a range of roles at any level within a community services and health context.



Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCSOH001 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Elements:

1. Address issues associated with people who are experiencing homelessness or risk of becoming homeless

2. Support and advocate for people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless


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 Task 1: Role-play

Assessment Task 2: Role-play

Assessment Task 3: Role-play

Assessment Task 4: Short Answer Questions