Course Title: Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 55

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)

HWSS6025C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

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 monitor and upgrade organisation approaches to young people with complex needs.

This unit is taught in a cluster with:

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

CHCYTH008 - Support young people to take collective action

CHCYTH009 - Support youth programs

CHCYTH011 - Work effectively with young people and their families

CHCYTH012 - Manage service response to young people in crisis

 

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

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

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

Elements:

1. Develop support programs for young people
 

2. Ensure that young people with complex needs receive appropriate services
 

3. Liaise with other services and organisations
 

4. Monitor and upgrade support provided by the organisation
 


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.

National Element Code & Title:

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

Element:

 

1. Develop support programs for young people
 

 

Performance Criteria:

 

1.1 Assess specific needs of the young person and match to an existing program

1.2 Employ appropriate communication techniques to engage young person and to address specific needs

1.3 Consult relevant community organisations to identify available support programs that meet specific needs of clients

1.4 Undertake appropriate work to ensure a thorough knowledge of content, purpose and access protocols of existing programs

1.5 Provide relevant information to client as appropriate

 

Element:

 

2. Ensure that young people with complex needs receive appropriate services
 

 

Performance Criteria:

 

2.1 Implement procedures to ensure indications of physical, emotional, psychological or sexual abuse are identified and addressed

2.2 Define and implement appropriate procedures to minimise effects of any aggressive or abusive behaviour of clients

2.3 Employ appropriate approaches and language to enable clients to express their ideas in a range of ways

 

Element:

 

3. Liaise with other services and organisations
 

 

Performance Criteria:

 

3.1 Design and implement appropriate referral systems and procedures to ensure specific needs of clients can be addressed

3.2 Identify and access support facilities required to optimise client access to specialist services

3.3 Ensure support and advocacy services provided reflect organisation procedures, respect the young person’s rights and are appropriate to cultural and other individual circumstances

3.4 Consult with relevant professionals and service providers to ensure broad and comprehensive client service deliver

 

Element:

 

4. Monitor and upgrade support provided by the organisation
 

 

Performance Criteria:

 

4.1 Regularly review information and services provided to clients to assess continuing relevance and effectiveness

4.2 Periodically review assessment, support and referral systems used within the agency

4.3 Hold appropriate debriefings with workers for the purposes of counselling, identifying training needs and evaluating client service delivery

4.4 Identify problems experienced by workers, assess appropriate adjustments to service delivery and negotiate with relevant staff

4.5 Provide support and supervision to other workers as required in accordance with organisation procedures

4.6 Arrange regular debriefings with associated organisations and service providers

4.7 Produce and provide reports in accordance with organisation procedures


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).

Assessment Task 1 Knowledge Questions : Sociological & Policy Frameworks

Assessment Task 2 Organisational Frameworks in Youth Sector

Assessment Task 3 Working with Youth Services

Assessment Task 4 - Simulation - Working with Youth and their Families

Assessment Task 5A - Background Research

Assessment Task 5B - Work with Partner Organisation

 

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

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

 

 

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

 

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

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.

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