Total number of units = 10

4 core units

6 elective units, consisting of:

at least 3 units from the electives listed below

up to 3 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 CHCPRT020

Manage complex child protection risk assessments and case strategies

add topic CHCPRT021

Manage and monitor child protection orders

add topic CHCPRT022

Develop, implement and monitor safety strategies in child protection work

add topic BSBRES80

Initiate and lead applied research

Elective units

add topic CHCCCS029

Work with involuntary and mandated clients

add topic CHCCDE004

Implement participation and engagement strategies

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 CHCCSM006

Provide case management supervision

add topic CHCCSM007

Undertake case management in a child protection framework

add topic CHCDFV002

Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence

add topic CHCDFV004

Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

add topic CHCDFV005

Provide domestic and family violence support in non-English speaking background communities

add topic CHCDFV006

Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence

add topic CHCDFV007

Work with users of violence to effect change

add topic CHCDFV008

Manage responses to domestic and family violence in family work

add topic CHCDFV009

Establish change promoting relationship with users of domestic and family violence

add topic CHCDFV010

Promote accountability and assist users of domestic and family violence to accept responsibility

add topic CHCDFV011

Establish and maintain the safety of people who have experienced domestic and family violence

add topic CHCDFV012

Make safety plans with people who have been subjected to domestic and family violence

add topic CHCDFV013

Manage domestic and family violence screening and risk assessment processes

add topic CHCDFV01

Provide programs for people who have been subjected to domestic and family violence

add topic CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

add topic CHCFAM007

Assist clients to develop parenting arrangements

add topic CHCFAM008

Work within a child inclusive framework

add topic CHCMHS013

Implement trauma informed care

add topic CHCMGT005

Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

add topic CHCPOL002

Develop and implement policy

add topic CHCPRP006

Lead own professional development

add topic CHCPRP007

Work within a clinical supervision framework

add topic CHCPRT023

Plan, implement and monitor provision of out of home care

add topic CHCPRP004

Promote and represent the service

add topic CHCYTH005

Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs

add topic CHCYTH006

Work with young people to establish support networks

add topic CHCYTH007

Undertake youth work in specific communities

add topic CHCYTH008

Support young people to take collective action

add topic HLTAHW049

Work effectively in social and emotional wellbeing

add topic HLTAHW050

Develop a healing framework for social and emotional wellbeing work

add topic HLTAHW051

Respond to loss, grief and trauma

add topic BSBINN801

Lead innovative thinking and practice

add topic BSBLED805

Plan and implement a mentoring program

add topic BSBMGT605

Provide leadership across the organisation

add topic BSBLDR803

Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:

hold an undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification in a discipline related to work in the community sector


have significant previous experience working in a community sector organisation, in a job role involving the self directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in a specialist area of practice and the exercise of judgement and decision making


hold CHC50313 Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention or equivalent