Take the next step in your career in child welfare with this intermediate qualification. This course is perfect for people with a passion for working with vulnerable members of the community. Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention is the preferred option for staff who do not hold a recognised qualification and need to satisfy the legislative changes to the Child Safety Framework, as it provides the most relevant skills and knowledge to the role of residential care service staff.
This qualification is the minimum requirement for people looking to work in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in residential and out of home care, family support and early intervention. Workers operate under a broad supervision framework and within clearly defined organisational guidelines, service plans and position specifications.
The Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention is made up of sixteen (16) units of competency. Ten (10) of these units are core units and six (6) are elective units.
Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation in residential and out of home care.
The student is required to have completed the following checks:
- National Criminal History Record Check or National Police Certificate – Students can apply for the National Police Check through their local police station or via the National Crime Check Website: www.nationalcrimecheck.com.au/police-checks-individuals/
- Working with children check- Please contact your local government agency to apply: Queensland – https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card/applications/apply
Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention – Offered Units
CORE UNITS (10 units)
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCDEV001||Confirm client developmental status|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCPRT003||Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people|
|CHCPRT005||Work within a practice framework|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
ELECTIVE UNTS (6 units)
Group A electives – Residential and out of home care specialisation
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCPRT009||Provide primary residential care|
|CHCCCS016||Respond to client needs|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCMHS007||Work effectively in trauma informed care|