Total number of units = 17

13 core units

4 elective units, consisting of:

up to 4 units from the electives listed below, 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

add topic CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

add topic CHCCSL001

Establish and confirm the counselling relationship

add topic CHCCSL002

Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills

add topic CHCCSL003

Facilitate the counselling relationship and process

add topic CHCCSL004

Research and apply personality and development theories

add topic CHCCSL005

Apply learning theories in counselling

add topic CHCCSL006

Select and use counselling therapies

add topic CHCCSL007

Support counselling clients in decision-making processes

add topic CHCCSM005

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

add topic CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

add topic CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

add topic CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

add topic CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Elective units

add topic CHCADV001

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

add topic CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment older people

add topic CHCCCS003

Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

add topic CHCCCS014

Provide brief interventions

add topic CHCCCS015

Provide individualised support

add topic CHCCCS017

Provide loss and grief support

add topic CHCCCS018

Provide suicide bereavement support

add topic CHCCCS023

Support independence and wellbeing

add topic CHCDFV001

Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

add topic CHCDIV003

Promote and manage diversity

add topic CHCFAM002

Work with a child-focused approach

add topic CHCFAM003

Support people to improve relationships

add topic CHCGMB001

Assess the needs of clients with problem gambling issues

add topic CHCGMB002

Provide counselling for clients with problem gambling issues

add topic CHCGRP002

Plan and conduct group activities

add topic CHCGRP003

Plan, facilitate and review psycho-educational groups

add topic CHCGRP004

Deliver structured programs

add topic CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

add topic CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

add topic CHCPRT004

Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families

add topic CHCSET001

Work with forced migrants

add topic CHCSET002

Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia

add topic CHCYTH001

Engage respectfully with young people