Qualification details

CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health (Release 2)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CHC40512 - Certificate IV in Mental HealthThis 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
BSBINM201 - Process and maintain workplace informationProcess and maintain workplace information Elective
CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsFacilitate the interests and rights of clients Elective
CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleFacilitate the empowerment of older people Elective
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
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
CHCCCS003 - Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicideIncrease the safety of individuals at risk of suicide Elective
CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needsAssess co-existing needs Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 423111 Aged Or Disabled Carer 
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 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Community Rehabilitation Worker,Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker,Outreach Officer,Mental Health Outreach Worker,Assistant Community Services Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 423111 Aged Or Disabled Carer 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 provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

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

  • 11 core units
  • 4 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 2 units from the electives listed below, including at least 1 unit from the At Risk group below
  • up to 2 units from 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 

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

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

CHCMHS007

Work effectively in trauma informed care

CHCMHS008

Promote and facilitate self advocacy

CHCMHS011

Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective units 

At Risk electives  

One of the following units must  be selected for this qualification

CHCCCS003

Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Other electives 

CHCADV001

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCAOD002

Work with clients who are intoxicated

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

CHCCCS004

Assess co-existing needs

CHCCCS007

Develop and implement service programs

CHCCCS009

Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCCS014

Provide brief interventions

CHCCCS017

Provide loss and grief support

CHCCCS018

Provide suicide bereavement support

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS023

Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS027

Visit client residence

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

CHCCOM002

Use communication to build relationships

CHCDFV001

Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCDIS008

Facilitate community participation and social inclusion

CHCEDU001

Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies

CHCEDU002

Plan health promotion and community intervention

CHCEDU005

Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs

CHCEDU006

Improve clients’ fundamental financial literacy skills

CHCEDU007

Provide group education on consumer credit and debt

CHCEDU008

Share health information

CHCEDU009

Provide parenting, health and well-being education

CHCFAM010

Provide intervention support to families

CHCMGT001

Development, implement and review quality framework

CHCMHS006

Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family carers

CHCPOL001

Contribute to the review and development of policies

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCPRT002

Support the rights and safety of children and young people

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

CHCYTH011

Work effectively with young people and their families

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

HLTHPS006

Assist clients with medication

HLTHPS010

Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet

HLTOHC001

Recognise and respond to oral health issues

HLTOHC002

Inform and support patients and groups about oral health

HLTOHC003

Apply and manage use of basic oral health products

HLTOHC004

Provide or assist with oral hygiene

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

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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