Notice
During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 all Chaplaincy intensive courses were hosted live ‘online’ via Zoom.
During 2021, as restrictions have eased, a mix of face-to-face and online intensives have been running to accomodate changing conditions.
Please check your course details to confirm delivery method and location before enrolment.
One-day elective professional development for
Cert IV or Diploma

One-day electives allow you to specialise in your field of interest.

These electives can be completed through one-day intensives online or face-to-face.

Special rate applies for Chaplaincy Australia members and ACC Pastors completing as a Professional Development day.

Note: Students who are enrolled in the full Certificate IV course must complete elective units for credit. Optional accreditation for all others.

Courses Available


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DRUGS & ALCOHOL

Diploma of Chaplaincy Unit Name: SSE003 Working with Addictions

Cert IV/Diploma of Ministry Unit Name: CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Be trained with the knowledge and skills to support clients who are affected by alcohol and other drugs.

This course will equip you to have an understanding of the historical and social constructs of alcohol and other drugs, to ensure interventions are person-centred and to support the client’s rights and safety.


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DOMESTIC & FAMILY VIOLENCE

Diploma of Chaplaincy Subject Name: SSC002 Working with trauma

Cert IV/Diploma of Ministry Unit Name: CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

Equip yourself to identify and respond to domestic & family violence during professional contact with clients. Build your understanding and knowledge of domestic and family violence, with an awareness of its effects. Be trained to respond appropriately with relevant information and to refer where necessary.

Topics Include: Understanding DFV, recognising abuse, safety, responding to reported abuse, work practices and values, resources and referrals, the role of the pastor or carer, caring for the pastor or carer.


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YOUNG PEOPLE

Diploma of Chaplaincy Subject Name: SSE009 Methods of youth work

Cert IV/Diploma of Ministry Unit Name: CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

Be trained to support young people by understanding how their experience and environment affect them.

Develop a holistic approach that recognises that events, families and peers impact on the development of a young person, and that the way these systems interact will impact on the growth of the individual.


Courses To Be Developed


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AGED CARE

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people.

Develop the skills and knowledge that reflects an understanding of the residential aged care sector, the home and community care sector. Identify the key issues facing older people in the community.

By learning about the ageing process and how this can affect people’s behaviour, you will be able to help your clients through providing better services and greater quality of care.

  • Extensive series with people playing games of chance - roulette, blackjack and craps - in a casino setting.
  • PROBLEM GAMBLING

    CHCGMB001 Assess the needs of clients with problem gambling issues

    Provide support to clients who are affected by a range of problem gambling issues. Develop the knowledge and skills required as a foundation for work in the problem gambling sector.

    Learn about the effective treatment options for those experiencing problem gambling.

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  • HOMELESSNESS

    CHCSOH001 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

    Prepare yourself to work with people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless, including women and children experiencing family violence.

    Work with clients to assess the issues and risks impacting on homelessness, and work to identify solutions to issues raised.

Electives/Professional Development Days 2021

Electives/PDs are run 8:30am – 5:00pm in the local time zones on the dates listed below.

Trauma/Domestic and Family Violence

Diploma of Chaplaincy Subject Name: SSC002 Working with trauma
Cert IV/Diploma of Ministry Unit Name: CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

2021 Date

Location

Cohort Name

Delivery

Time Zone

Friday 14 May

Sydney

SYC20.2

Zoom

AEST

Friday 14 May

Brisbane

BRC20.2

Zoom

AEST

Saturday 22 May

Perth

PEC20.2

Zoom

AWST

Friday 28 May

Online

ONL20.2

Zoom

AEST

Friday 12 November

Sydney

SYC21.1

Face to face

AEST

Saturday 13 November

Brisbane

BRC21.1

Face to face

AEST

Saturday 20 November

Online

ONL21.1

Zoom

AEST

Young People/Youth Work

Diploma of Chaplaincy Subject Name: SSE009 Methods of youth work
Cert IV/Diploma of Ministry Unit Name: CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

2021 Date

Location

Cohort Name

Delivery

Time Zone

Friday 21 May

Perth Online

PEC20.2

Zoom

AWST

Friday 9 July

Online

ONL20.3

Zoom

AEST

Saturday 13 November

Sydney

SYD21.1

Face to Face

AEST

Friday 19 November

Online

NEM21.1

Zoom

AEST

Addictions/Alcohol and Other Drugs

Diploma of Chaplaincy Unit Name: SSE003 Working with Addictions
Cert IV/Diploma of Ministry Unit Name: CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

2021 Date

Location

Cohort Name

Delivery

Time Zone

Saturday 15 May

Sydney Online

SYC20.2

Zoom

AEST

Saturday 15 May

Brisbane Online

BRC20.2

Zoom

AEST

Saturday 29 May

Onlilne 2

ONL20.2

Zoom

AEST

Saturday 10 July

Online 3

ONL20.3

Zoom

AEST

Friday 12 November

Brisbane F2F

BRC21.1

Face to face

AEST

Friday 19 November

Online

ONL21.1

Zoom

AEST

Saturday 20 November

Online

NEM21.1

Zoom

AEST


Elective/Professional Development Pricing

$50 Audit for ACC Pastors SMC/PMC/OMC Credentials

$80 Audit for ACC Team Pastors and leaders without credentials

$250 Audit full audit price

$305 - Credit

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