CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

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Unit code: CHCPRT001 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson
St Albans


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. 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.


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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:
-implemented work practices which support the protection of children and young people, including:
-complying with regulations, legislations and duty of care responsibilities employing child-focused work practices to uphold the rights of children and young people maintaining confidentiality
providing appropriate responses in the protection of children and young people
-read and interpreted the procedures for reporting children at risk in line with organisational expectations 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 Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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