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ACC00083 - Short course in recognising and responding to domestic and family violence

Course Details

Course Summary

This Accredited Short Course (which is the nationally recognised unit CHCDFV001 - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence) describes the knowledge and skills required to identify and respond to the needs of clients who may be experiencing domestic and family violence, including responding to immediate intervention and support needs. This unit applies to health and community service workers providing services according to established organisation procedures and provides a foundational level of competency.

Students enrolling in this course should work or volunteer in the health or community services sectors. Please refer to the Entry Requirements below for further information.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work or volunteer in the health or community services sectors*

To achieve competency in this Accredited Course your assessment requires you to have access to a supervisor that has a qualification or two years’ experience working in domestic and family violence. The supervisor will be required to endorse (through “sign off”) that you have demonstrated these competencies in the workplace on three separate occasions:

  • Identify and respond to the needs of at least three clients affected by domestic and family violence, according to legal and ethical requirements.
  • Use the following interpersonal skills when working with the client.
    • Appropriate questioning
    • Active listening
    • Rapport building
  • Apply organisational standards, policies and procedures that comply with legislative and statutory requirements
  • Complete accurate and comprehensive records and reports
  • Explain the rights and responsibilities of both the client and the worker during contact
  • Complete client referral documentation according to the organisation’s requirements
  • Provide the client with appropriate information about the services available to them based on their needs

* Students not currently working or volunteering in health and community services should enrol through the CQUniversity Community Services qualification pathways in the unit of competency CHCDFV001 - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence. Contact the Student Advice Team on 13 27 86 for information.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $330.00 (2020)
$350.00 (2021)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
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. 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. This unit can be credited towards a number of community and health services vocational education and training qualifications.  

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 1 core units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*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

The face-to-face component of the training will be delivered over a 2 day workshop. Students will access the Moodle VET learning material for the duration of the 20 week period.
  • On-campus
CHCDFV001 - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 CHCDFV001 - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence


Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Third Party Verification
Project
Written/Electronic Assessment
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
You are required to enrol into the course to attend the times listed below.

Course Times

2020

Brisbane
Dates Start Time End Time Room
11th February 2020 - 12th February 2020 9:00 AM 4:00 PM 6.07
Extra Information: Information on workshops for Term 2 (July to November 2020) will be available in June 2020.
Mackay City
Dates Start Time End Time Room
10th March 2020 - 11th March 2020 9:00 AM 4:00 PM 1/2.14
Extra Information: Information on workshops for Term 2 (July to November 2020) will be available in June 2020.
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