CHCCCS014 - Provide brief interventions

    Unit code: CHCCCS014 | Study level: TAFE
    Footscray Nicholson


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess intervention needs, and then to implement and monitor brief intervention strategies for people at various stages of the change process.  This unit applies to workers in a range of community services 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:

    • undertaken the brief intervention process for at least 2 people presenting with different issues at different stages of the change process;
    • used each of the following at least once to support the intervention process: active listening; non-judgmental language; supportive approach; facilitation and negotiation that assists the person’s decision-making.

    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.

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