Work effectively with carers as a mental health peer worker
This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.
Our CHCPWK005 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).
$17.00 inc GST
Unit information about the CHCPWK005 training material in this resource
CHCPWK005 information from training.gov.au.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish carer peer relationships and work collaboratively with consumers and others to provide services.
This unit applies to mental health peer work in the mental health sector.
Unit mapping information
No equivalent unit
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.
Unit sector or competency field
Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units
Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. Where simulation is used, it must reflect real working conditions by modelling industry operating conditions and contingencies, as well as, using suitable facilities, equipment and resources.
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.
In addition, assessors must be an experienced peer worker with lived experience of mental illness as a consumer or carer (assessment must also involve a qualified assessor where the peer worker is not a qualified assessor).