Course Title: Manage service response to young people in crisis

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Manage service response to young people in crisis

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 150

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6024C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019

HWSS6024C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2020,
Term1 2021

Course Contact: Dianne Mackey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4454

Course Contact Email: dianne.mackay@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to develop an agency approach to young people in crisis.

This unit is taught and assessed in a cluster with:

CHCYTH005 - Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs

CHCYTH008 - Support young people to take collective action

CHCYTH009 - Support youth programs

CHCYTH011 - Work effectively with young people and their families

CHCDEV002 - Analyse sociological factors on clients in community work and services


120 hours of work placement undertaking youth work practice support the learning and assessment of these units

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH012 Manage service response to young people in crisis

Elements:

1. Implement a framework for preventing crisis situations

2. Support staff in responding to a crisis

3. Follow-up crisis situations


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


To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).

Assessments will include:


Assessment Task 1

Knowledge Questions

Assessment Task 2

Knowledge Questions

Assessment Task 3

Working with Youth Services - Presentation

Assessment Task 4 

Role Play - Working with youth and their families

Assessment Task 5

Community Youth Project

Assessment Task 6

Collective Action - Supporting Youth Participation

Assessment Task 7

Placement research and reflection

Assessment Task 8

Student placement observation checklist

120 hours of work placement undertaking youth work practice support the assessment tasks


You should refer to the assessment plan which is available on Canvas for details of each assessment task and for detailed assessment criteria.

Grades that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved

NYC: Not Yet Competent

DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment


If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.


A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.


Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca