Skill set details

CHCSS00055 - Suicide bereavement support skill set (Release 2)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by CHCSS00112 - Suicide Bereavement Support Skill SetThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Significant changes to units 07/Dec/2015

ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 07/May/2012
(View details for release 1) 25/Mar/2011

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Modification History

CHC08 Version 3 

CHC08 Version 4 


Suicide bereavement support skill set

Suicide bereavement support skill set

Updated in Version 4

ISC upgrade changes. Update of unit codes. No change to competency outcome.


Not Applicable

Pathways Information


These units may provide credit towards a number of community sector qualifications at Certificate IV level or above.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Skill Set Requirements


CHCCS426B Provide support and care relating to loss and grief

CHCCS417B Provide support and care relating to suicide bereavement

CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships

CHCICS405B Facilitate groups for individual outcomes

CHCCS521B Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide

Target Group

Target group 

This skill set has been endorsed by industry for professional people and volunteers who facilitate suicide bereavement support groups.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

Required form of words for Statement of Attainment 

These units from the Community Services Training Package (CHC08) are recommended for facilitation of suicide bereavement support groups