Course Title: Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5397 Diploma of Community Services

Course Title: Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 45

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 Contact: Fiona McLean

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3673

Course Contact Email: fiona.mclean@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will explore the skills and knowledge required to recognise situations where people may be in imminent crisis, and then to work collaboratively to minimise any safety concerns and make plans to access required support services.

This course addresses the following units of competency;

  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Elements:

1. Identify imminent crisis situations

2. Address immediate safety concerns

3. Provide referral for crisis intervention support

4. Care for self


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of these course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include practical demonstrations, group activities, reflection and supervised placement hour within the community services industry. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on Canvas.