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Qualification details

CHC41612 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family Support) (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by CHC40313 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family InterventionThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 1.0 and meets the requirements of the New Standards for Training Packages. Qualifications combined. Entry requirements removed. 30/Jun/2013
Supersedes and is equivalent to CHC41608 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support)Updated in V4 Updated core WHS unit. Equivalent vocational outcome. 06/May/2012

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/May/2012

Units of competency

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CHCCS426B - Provide support and care relating to loss and griefProvide support and care relating to loss and griefN/A
HLTWHS300A - Contribute to WHS processesContribute to WHS processesN/A
CHCPROT532A - Interact with the legal system to protect childrenInteract with the legal system to protect childrenN/A
HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleWork effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleN/A
CHCPROT409E - Provide primary residential careProvide primary residential careN/A
CHCLLN403A - Identify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectivelyIdentify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectivelyN/A
CHCYTH401B - Engage respectfully with young peopleEngage respectfully with young peopleN/A
CHCCS400C - Work within a relevant legal and ethical frameworkWork within a relevant legal and ethical frameworkN/A
CHCMH402B - Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processesApply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processesN/A
CHCINF505D - Meet statutory and organisation information requirementsMeet statutory and organisation information requirementsN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411713 Family Support Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3421-19 Family Support Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Community Services,Child Protection 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Community Visitor,Youth Support Worker,Cottage Parent,Foster Parent,Early Intervention Worker,Child Protection Care Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411713 Family Support Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3421-19 Family Support Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

CHC08 Version 3

CHC08 Version 4

Comments

CHC41608 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support)

CHC41612 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support)

updated core WHS units

Description

The suite of Youth and Family Intervention qualification covers those who work in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in residential and out of home care, child protection, family support and early intervention. Workers are under a broad supervision framework and operate within clearly defined organisation guidelines, service plans and position specifications.

These workers may include paraprofessional and recognised entities who:

  • Carry out activities related to maintenance of a child or young person at risk, personal care and/or other activities of living
  • Report directly to a supervisor and may at times be partially responsible for providing support to other workers
  • Possibly undertake higher levels of report preparation and case notes, especially in relation to supervised access visits
  • May provide out of home care.

Please note:

  • Foster carers may access units from the suggested foster care electives
  • Child protection workers in some jurisdictions may be required to select particular electives to address jurisdictional requirements
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander workers in child protection may, in some jurisdictions be required to select the elective unit: CHCPROT422B Undertake child protection work within an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander framework

Occupational titles  may include:

  • Alternative care workers
  • Early intervention worker
  • Care worker
  • Entry level case worker
  • Case support worker
  • Family support/prevention worker
  • Child protection support worker
  • Foster parent/carer
  • Children's/youth support worker
  • Home based care worker
  • Community visitors
  • Out of home care provider
  • Cottage parent
  • Residential care worker
  • Direct care worker

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

15 units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 7 core units
  • 8 elective units

Packaging for each specialisation :

Electives must be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation in residential and out of home care, child protection or family support

For award of the Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out of home care):

  • All three Group A electives for Residential and out of home care specialisation must be selected
  • Five additional electives are to be selected in line with the packaging rules below

For award of the Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Child protection):

  • All four Group B electives for for Child protection specialisation must be selected
  • Four additional electives are to be selected in line with the packaging rules above

For award of the Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support):

  • All three Group C electives for Family support specialisation must be selected
  • Five additional electives are to be selected in line with the packaging rules above

Note : Some occupational jurisdictions may  require selection of specific electives .

In addition to electives identified for the three specialisations, a wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Community Services and/or Health Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 3 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on TGA or other public listing

Core units 

CHCCHILD401B Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCCHILD505B Work effectively in child protection and out of home care for children and young people

CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

CHCLD415A Confirm client developmental status

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work with children, youth and families need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Community Services Training Package.

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients or communities, the following elective is recommended:

HLT HIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs.

This suite of qualifications includes specialisations in:

  • Residential and out of home care
  • Child protection
  • Family support

Group A electives  - Residential and out of home care specialisation 

The following three units of competency are required for award of CHC41408Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out of home care):

CHCCS401B Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCPROT409D Provide primary residential care

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

In addition, the following units of competency may be required in some jurisdictions in case support work involving supervision of access:

CHCCONS401C Facilitate changeover

CHCCONS402C Facilitate and monitor contact

CHCCONS403C Support families to develop relationships

CHCCONS504C Assist families to self manage contact

Group B electives  - Child protection specialisation 

The following four units of competency are required for award of CHC41508Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Child protection):

CHCCM506C Undertake case management in a child protection framework

CHCFC301A Support the development of children

CHCPROT424A Develop a child protection practice framework

CHCPROT429A Work collaboratively to maintain a child safe environment

Group C electives  - Family support specialisation 

The following three units of competency are required for award of CHC41608Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support):

CHCCS404B Facilitate family intervention strategies

CHCCS414A Provide education and support on parenting, health and well being

CHCRF301E Work effectively with families to care for the child

Other relevant electives 

Working with children 

CHCCHILD403B Promote the safety, well being and welfare of children, young people and their families

CHCCHILD404B Support the rights and safety of children and young people

CHCCN302A Provide care for children

CHCCN305B Provide care for babies

CHCCN520C Advocate for the rights and needs of children and young people

CHCIC301E Interact effectively with children

CHCIC512A Plan and implement inclusion of children with additional needs

CHCPR303D Develop understanding of children's interests and developmental needs

Child protection 

C HCPROT422B Undertake child protection work within an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander framework

CHCPROT423B Support transition from care

CHCPROT430A Develop and implement a multi agency investigation and child risk assessment strategy

CHCPROT531A Interview children for investigation of child protection concerns

CHCPROT532A Interact with the legal system to protect children

Working with young people 

CHCYTH301E Work effectively with young people

CHCYTH401B Engage respectfully with young people

CHCYTH404E Support young people in crisis (Note pre-requisite: CHCYTH301E)

CHCYTH502A Work with young people to establish support networks

CHCYTH506B Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

CHCYTH511B Work effectively with young people and their families

Social housing 

CHCCH301C Work effectively in social housing

CHCCH427B Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

CHCCH522B Undertake outreach work

Mental health and alcohol and other drugs work 

CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

CHCAOD408B Assess needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues

CHCDFV301A Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCMH301C Work effectively in mental health

CHCMH401A Work effectively in mental health settings

CHCMH402B Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes

CHCCM404A Undertake case management for clients with complex needs

CHCMH411A Work with people with mental health issues

General electives 

CHCCD420B Work to empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

CHCCS417B Provide support and care relating to suicide bereavement

CHCCS421B Undertake community sector work within own community

CHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately

CHCCS426B Provide support and care relating to loss and grief

CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability

CHCICS406B Support client self management

CHCINF505D Meet statutory and organisation information requirements

CHCLD315A Recognise stages of lifespan development

CHCLEG411A Use relevant legislation in response to client needs

CHCLLN403A Identify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectively

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Foster care 

Foster care competency requirements are determined by state and territory statutory regulations. The following units of competency are suggested electives:

CHCFOS401A Provide foster care as part of a team

CHCFOS402A Promote positive development of children and young people in out of home care

CHCFC301A Support the development of children

Oral health 

CHCOHC303B Use basic oral health screening tools

CHCOHC401A Inform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral health

CHCOHC402A Support clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care

CHCOHC404A Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues