CHCPRT025 - Identify and report children and young people at risk

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Unit code: CHCPRT025 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify children and young people who are at risk and report in line with legislative requirements. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility.
This unit applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health contexts.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units learning outcomes & 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:

  • implement work practices which support the protection of at least two children and young people, including:
  • complying with regulations, legislation and duty of care responsibilities
  • employing child-focused and ethical work practices to uphold the rights of children and young people
  • maintaining confidentiality
  • identifying and responding to concerns in the protection of children and young people
  • read and interpret the procedures for reporting children and young people at risk in line with organisational policies and procedures and legislative requirements.

Required reading

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

As part of a course

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