Qualification details

CHC53315 - Diploma of Mental Health (Release 2)

Summary

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

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Current
Mapping:
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Supersedes CHC50312 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)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. Removal of entry requirements. Minimum work requirement of 160 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
BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plans Elective
CHCADV005 - Provide systems advocacy servicesProvide systems advocacy services Core
CHCAOD001 - Work in an alcohol and other drugs contextWork in an alcohol and other drugs context Elective
CHCAOD002 - Work with clients who are intoxicatedWork with clients who are intoxicated Elective
CHCAOD003 - Provide needle and syringe servicesProvide needle and syringe services Elective
CHCAOD004 - Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issuesAssess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues Elective
CHCAOD005 - Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal servicesProvide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services Elective
CHCAOD006 - Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issuesProvide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues Elective
CHCAOD007 - Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and managementDevelop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management Elective
CHCAOD008 - Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issuesProvide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues 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 421 Diploma 

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 421 Diploma 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. Removal of entry requirements. Minimum work requirement of 160 hours.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues. They can provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. These workers are required to have high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting people with mental health issues, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 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 = 20

  • 15 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 3 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

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

Core units

CHCADV005

Provide systems advocacy services

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

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

CHCMHS009

Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs

CHCMHS010

Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity

CHCMHS011

Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

CHCMHS012

Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives

CHCMHS013

Implement trauma informed care

CHCPOL003

Research and apply evidence to practice

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety

Elective units

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCAOD002

Work with clients who are intoxicated

CHCAOD003

Provide needle and syringe services

CHCAOD004

Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

CHCAOD005

Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services

CHCAOD006

Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

CHCAOD007

Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management

CHCAOD008

Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

CHCAOD009

Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans

CHCCCS017

Provide loss and grief support

CHCCCS018

Provide suicide bereavement support

CHCCDE004

Implement participation and engagement strategies

CHCCDE006

Work to empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

CHCCSL001

Establish and confirm the counselling relationship

CHCCSL003

Facilitate the counselling relationship and process

CHCCSL007

Support counselling clients in decision-making processes

CHCCSM004

Coordinate complex case requirements

CHCDFV006

Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence

CHCEDU001

Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies

CHCGMB001

Assess the needs of clients with problem gambling issues

CHCGMB002

Provide counselling for clients with problem gambling issues

CHCINM001

Meet statutory and organisation information requirements

CHCLLN001

Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs

CHCMGT001

Develop, implement and review quality framework

CHCMGT002

Manage partnership agreements with services providers

CHCMHS006

Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCPWK006

Promote and conduct mental health peer work

CHCSOH002

Manage and maintain tenancy agreements and services

CHCSOH008

Manage head lease

CHCSOH009

Develop quality systems in line with registration standards

CHCVOL003

Recruit, induct and support volunteers

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTHPS006

Assist clients with medication

HLTHPS010

Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

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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