Course Title: Collaborate in professional practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Collaborate in professional practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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 and Social Studies


Term2 2016,
Term2 2017,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Chris Walters

Course Contact Phone: 9925 8268

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, implement and evaluate collaborative practice.

This unit applies to health and community service practitioners who may collaborate on the delivery of services to individual clients, groups of clients, communities or sub-populations. They may work individually with shared clients, together with individual clients or work on projects or programs that address the needs of groups or sub-populations. Work is self-directed.

This unit is delivered and assessed as a cluster with:
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Relevant industry experience or completion of relevant qualification.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCPRP002 Collaborate in professional practice


1. Incorporate collaboration into own practice

2. Establish collaborative approaches

3. Implement collaborative approaches

4. Evaluate collaboration

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 1

Assessment Task 2: Case file:  Final assessment

Assessment Task 3: Role Play 2