CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs

    Unit code: CHCCCS004 | Study level: TAFE
    City Flinders
    Footscray Nicholson


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the diverse and multi-faceted needs of people and determine both internal and external services required to meet those needs.  This unit applies in a range of community service contexts.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • assessed and appropriately responded to the requirements of at least 3 people presenting with co-existing needs, and;
    • used analytical and critical thinking skills in each case: applying a strengths-based approach to assessment; analysing information about co-existing issues; making evidence-based judgements about the person’s needs.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

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