ACC00063 - Short Course in Domestic and Family violence support Aboriginal and Islander communities

Course Details

Course Summary

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and maintain community relationships, work within cultural protocols and support people who have been affected by domestic and family violence. It requires sensitivity and understanding of diverse cultural protocols and practices, including appropriate interpersonal and networking skills. This unit applies to community services workers providing services in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.

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

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however this is a specialised short course, and is best suited for students who are health and community services workers with experience working with people who have experienced domestic and family violence. It is recommended that students without prior experience in this area should undertake the foundation short course "ACC00083 - Short Course in Recognising and responding to domestic and family violence" before commencing this specialised short course. All students should provide services according to established organisation procedures.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

On completion of this course, students will receive a Short Course Statement of Attainment for unit CHCDFV004 - Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This unit assists students to develop knowledge and skills for application in a range of human services where workers may encounter victims of domestic and family violence.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

1 day workshop
  • Mixed Mode
Required Unit
CHCDFV004 Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities More Information

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
CHCDFV004 Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

There are currently no intakes for this course.
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

CQUniversity Mackay City

Distance Education including a 1 day workshop
One (1) unit must be successfully completed.
Students will be offered pre-reading materials prior to attending the face to face workshop. Following the workshop there will be assessment items to complete from home. 

For information regarding the availability of workshops please contact the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, Education and Development Team on 07 4940 3320.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Students will be offered pre-reading materials prior to attending the face to face workshop. Following the workshop there will be assessment items to complete from home. 

For information regarding the availability of workshops please contact the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, Education and Development Team on 07 4940 3320.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements, however this is a specialised short course, and is best suited for students who are health and community services workers with experience working with people who have experienced domestic and family violence. It is recommended that students without prior experience in this area should undertake the foundation short course ACC00083 before commencing this specialised short course. All students should provide services according to established organisation procedures.