Alcohol and Drug / Mental Health Stream
This qualification covers workers who provide a range of services and interventions to clients, and/or who implement community education and interventions. Work may take place in a range of contexts such as community based organisations; residential rehabilitation services and outreach services and workers may have supervisory responsibilities. The qualification defines knowledge and skills required by support workers and caseworkers that work autonomously under the broad guidance of others. Refers to specific knowledge of a client group and appropriate intervention processes applied in residential and community settings. On completion of this qualification the worker will be able to design and deliver programs that aim to enhance the well being of individuals and groups.
Occupational Titles May Include:
Caseworker, Community services worker, Community support worker, Outreach officer, Welfare support worker, Domestic violence worker and early intervention homelessness worker.
A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded below:
NB: enter course code CHC40708.
|Course Code||Core Units of Competence|
|CHCCD412B||Work within a community development framework|
|CHCCHILD401B||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCCOM403A||Use targeted communication skills to build relationships|
|CHCCS400C||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework|
|CHCCS411C||Work effectively in the community sector|
|CHCCS412E||Deliver and develop client services|
|CHCCS422B||Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately|
|CHCORG405E||Maintain an effective work environment|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|Course Code||Elective Units of Competence|
|HLTWHS300A||Contribute to WHS processes|
|CHCGROUP403D||Plan and conduct group activities|
|CHCCS401C||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCAOD402B||Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector|
|CHCMH402B||Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes|