Qualification details

CHC43515 - Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 08/Dec/2015
(View details for release 1) Replaced06/Aug/2015

Usage recommendation:
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Mapping:
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Supersedes CHC42912 - Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer WorkThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. Minimum work requirement of 80 hours. 05/Aug/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCMM401 - Make a presentationMake a presentation Elective
BSBINM201 - Process and maintain workplace informationProcess and maintain workplace information Elective
BSBRES401 - Analyse and present research informationAnalyse and present research information Elective
BSBWOR204 - Use business technologyUse business technology Elective
CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsFacilitate the interests and rights of clients Elective
CHCADV002 - Provide advocacy and representation servicesProvide advocacy and representation services Elective
CHCADV005 - Provide systems advocacy servicesProvide systems advocacy services Elective
CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleFacilitate the empowerment of older people Elective
CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementiaProvide support to people living with dementia Elective
CHCAOD001 - Work in an alcohol and other drugs contextWork in an alcohol and other drugs context Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411712 Disabilities Services Officer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411712 Disabilities Services Officer 02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 06/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 2

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0

Units of competency updated (see mapping at www.cshisc.com.au).

Equivalent outcome.

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. Minimum work requirement of 80 hours.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers who have lived experience of mental illness as either a consumer or carer and who work in mental health services in roles that support consumer peers or carer peers. Workers are employed in the mental health sector in government, public, private or community managed services.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 15

  • 8 core units
  • 7 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 5 units from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation.

Packaging for each specialisation: 

All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (Consumer Peer Work)

All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (Carer Peer Work)

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCMHS007

Work effectively in trauma informed care

CHCMHS008

Promote and facilitate self advocacy

CHCMHS011

Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

CHCPWK001

Apply peer work practices in the mental health sector

CHCPWK002

Contribute to the continuous improvement of mental health services

CHCPWK003

Apply lived experience in mental health peer work

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective units 

Group A - CONSUMER PEER WORK specialisation 

CHCPWK004

Work effectively in consumer mental health peer work

Group B - CARER PEER WORK specialisation 

CHCPWK005

Work effectively with carers as a mental health peer worker

Other electives 

CHCADV001

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCADV002

Provide advocacy and representation services

CHCADV005

Provide systems advocacy services

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCCCS001

Address the needs of people with chronic disease

CHCCCS003

Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

CHCCCS017

Provide loss and grief support

CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS023

Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS025

Support relationships with carers and families

CHCCCS027

Visit client residence

CHCCDE001

Support community participation in planning processes

CHCCDE002

Develop and implement community programs

CHCCDE004

Implement participation and engagement strategies

CHCCDE006

Work to empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

CHCCDE007

Develop and provide community projects

CHCCDE008

Support community action

CHCDEV002

Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCDIS008

Facilitate community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCEDU011

Work with parents or carers of very young children

CHCGRP001

Support group activities

CHCGRP002

Plan and conduct group activities

CHCGRP004

Deliver structured programs

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

CHCMHS002

Establish self-directed recovery relationships

CHCMHS003

Provide recovery oriented mental health services

CHCMHS004

Work collaboratively with the care network and other services

CHCMHS005

Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

CHCMHS006

Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers

CHCPOL001

Contribute to the review and development of policies

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCSET001

Work with forced migrants

CHCSET002

Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia

CHCSOH001

Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

CHCSOH002

Manage and maintain tenancy agreements and services

CHCYTH003

Support young people to create opportunities in their lives

CHCYTH011

Work effectively with young people and their families

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

BSBRES401

Analyse and present research information

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

TAEDEL401A

Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

TAEDEL402A

Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

TAEDES401A

Design and develop learning programs

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53

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