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.
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.
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.
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.
COURSES TO BE DEVELOPED
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.
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.
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.
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