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PDC73556 - Adolescent-to-Parent Violence

Course Details

Course Summary

This is online micro-credential provides the participant with the skills and knowledge to appropriately identify adolescent-to-parent violence and support families where there is adolescent violence at home. The micro-credential defines adolescent-to-parent violence and highlights the links between adolescent violence and trauma. Participants will reflect on core aspects of attachment and the initial stages of case planning support for families experiencing adolescent-to-parent violence, and in the final component of the micro-credential will gain a comprehensive understanding on how to assist clients to create sustained safety within the house, activities parents and carers can use to support young people and how to plan for the family’s future. In essence, the course will cover both the theory behind adolescent-to-parent violence and the practical skills needed to create a safe and effective case plan.

This micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this micro-credential, however, it is relevant to anyone who would like to complete studies in this field, in a flexible and self-paced environment.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Full Fee No data available.
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply

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Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Child Care
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • General Education and Training
  • Health
  • Personal Services
  • Public Sector
  • Safety
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential , students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

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.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

6 hours 

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify core aspects of the impact of interpersonal trauma on the brain
  2. Reflect on the requirements for documentation of adolescent to–parent violence within an intake scenario
  3. Outline the introductory aspects of attachment theory and how these apply to support work with adolescents
  4. Develop a non-violence plan and be able to assess both safety and risk in a basic case plan
  5. Describe certain emotional regulation activities and implement them within a case plan
  6. Identify more advanced aspects of attachment theory and how they relate to parental capacity.


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