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ACC00062 - Short Course in Providing support to children affected by domestic and family violence

Course Details

Course Summary

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to provide support and information to children and young people living in a home where domestic and family violence occurs. It requires an awareness of the potential effects of domestic and family violence on behaviour and development. This unit applies to health and community service workers providing services according to established organisation procedures. These workers may not be specialised family violence workers.


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course need to work or volunteer in the health and community services to achieve competency in this accredited course. Student will be required to complete the following Workplace Portfolio tasks:

Task 3 - Workplace Portfolio

  • You are required to undertake a workplace project in an organisation that works with children and/or young people impacted by domestic and family violence.
  • You will be required to work (under organisational supervision) with three different children and/or young people under the age of 18 years that have experienced domestic and family violence.
  • There are specific tasks contained in the Workplace Portfolio document that need to be completed through work-shadowing with a qualified domestic and family violence worker.
    In addition to the written component of the assessment, you will be required to submit a 15-minute audio or video of a conversation between you and the workplace nominated supervisor confirming that you have demonstrated the interpersonal skills required for this unit. Further instructions are contained in the Workplace Portfolio document.
  • It is your responsibility to source a suitable organisation to complete this workplace project in either a paid or volunteer capacity.
  • The organisation and workplace supervisor must be approved by your lecturer prior to commencement of the project using the Workplace Project Application Form.


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Community Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

On completion of this course, students will receive a Short Course Statement of Attainment for CHCDFV002 - Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

Educational content will be delivered through 4 x 2 hour Zoom sessions. After this, students will access the Moodle VET learning material for the duration of the 20 week period.

OR

Educational content will be delivered through face-to-face workshops as negotiated within specific Corporate/Commercial contracts. After this, students will access the Moodle VET learning material for the duration of the 20 week period.

OR

Educational content will be delivered through Moodle, and assessments to be submitted via Moodle, limited teacher contact.

  • Mixed Mode
CHCDFV002 - Provide support to children impacted by domestic and family violence
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Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCDFV002 Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence

Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

On-campus

Rockhampton

January: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
Online
January: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

On-campus

Rockhampton

May: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Register Your Interest
Availability for this accredited short course is based on demand. For information regarding the next available intake and to register your interest, please contact the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research on 07 4940 3320 or via email at qcdfvronline@cqu.edu.au. 

To achieve accreditation, students will be required to complete pre-reading and a short quiz prior to completing two day workshop at a nominated location.