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Diploma of Child, Youth & Family Intervention – CHC50313

10 weeks
All levels
0 lessons
0 quizzes
2 students


Take the next step in your career in child protection with this advanced qualification. This course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to work with young people and families in a number of different community settings.

During this course you will cover a number of core skills and strategies needed to support children and families, how to respond to specific situations, working effectively with children and young people, and provision of a safe environment. This qualification reflects the role of workers in residential facilities and/or non-residential settings related to child protection and family support work.

These workers:

  • work under limited supervision or within a team and are responsible for planning and prioritising their own work program to achieve targets
  • may supervise other workers
  • may, depending on the focus of their role, carry out activities related to improvement of personal living and emotional circumstances of a child or young person at risk
  • may exercise legal authorities and delegated decision-making on relevant statutory matters.

This qualification may provide an appropriate pathway into higher level qualifications, such as those in child & youth safety, disability and home and community care.


The Diploma in Child, Youth and Family Intervention is made up of sixteen (16) units of competency.  Nine (9) of these units are core units and seven (7) are elective units.


There are no prerequisites for Spectrum Training’s Diploma of Child, Youth & Family Services.

Diploma of Child, Youth & Family Intervention – Offered Units

CORE UNITS (9 units)

Code Name
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCDEV003 Analyse client information for service planning and delivery
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRT004 Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families
CHCPRT006 Build professional practice and sectoral expertise
CHCPRT010 Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs


Code Name
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain collaborative networks and partnerships
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRT012 Undertake and implement planning with at-risk children and young people and their families
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people

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