Family and Domestic Violence for Frontline workers

About the Course

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to identify and respond to the needs of clients who may be experiencing domestic and family violence, including responding to immediate intervention and support needs. Provide support and information to children and young people living in a home where domestic and family violence occurs. Develop an awareness of the potential effects of domestic and family violence on behaviour and development. Be trained in counselling and facilitation skills to explore client issues and identify possible options by providing a safe and supportive environment. It includes encouraging clients to be actively involved in seeking their own solutions. This course applies to individuals whose job role involves working with clients on personal and psychological issues associated with domestic and family violence within established policies, procedures and guidelines.

Qualification Statement of Attainment
Course Code 166-56550V01
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Bathurst

  Starts Anytime

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: 166-56550V01-18BAT-001

Bathurst

How will I study?

This skillset requires you to be a self motivated learner and will require you to demonstrate skills to meet assessment requirements.

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to identify and respond to the needs of clients who may be experiencing domestic and family violence, including responding to immediate intervention and support needs. Provide support and information to children and young people living in a home where domestic violence occurs. Develop an awareness of the potential effects of domestic violence on behaviour and development. Be trained in counselling and facilitation skills to explore client issues and identify possible options by providing a safe and supportive environment. It includes encouraging clients to be actively involved in seeking their own solutions. This course applies to individuals whose job involves working with clients on a personal and psychological issues associated with domestic and family violence within established policies, procedures and guidelines.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

Units of Competency

Code Unit Name
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDFV002 Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence
CHCDFV006 Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

You will not be required to attend TAFE.

Course length: 2 hours per week for 26 Weeks

What will I pay?

Non-Government subsidised fee: $1,600.00 per course (GST free). There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this option. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials. Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge. Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131601.

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