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Homelessness Support

$299.00

Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

Those who are homeless, or are at risk of homelessness, have complex care and support needs that go beyond facilitating housing or shelter. If your future career path involves working with homeless people this professional development course is ideal for you.

Homelessness Support is an online professional development program that will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for working with people who are experiencing homelessness or risk of becoming homeless, including women and children experiencing family violence.

In this online homelessness support course you will discover the issues facing the homeless, including emotional, psychological, legal and cultural factors.

On completion of this course you will feel confident to support homeless individuals and those at risk of homelessness in the community.

Course Structure

Unit - Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

  • Homelessness
  • Personal values/ attitudes
  • Stereotyping
  • Identify barriers
  • Safe, secure housing
  • Risk of homelessness
  • Lack of employment
  • Low income
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Cultural issues
  • Refugees and asylum seekers
  • Mental illness
  • Legal issues
  • Cost of housing
  • Employment services
  • Case management
  • Referral procedures
  • Rental subsidies
  • Early intervention
  • Assess personal safety
  • Family violence
  • Freedom of information
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Physical abuse
  • Psychological /emotional abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Recognising neglect
  • Confidentiality
  • Domestic violence
  • Duty of care
  • Foreseeable harm
  • Interventionist strategies
  • Transitional housing
  • Crisis housing
  • Advocacy
  • Accessing pathways
  • Linguistic differences

Assessment

Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.

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Benefits

  • Become fully trained and improve your employment opportunities;
  • Recognised by employers as professional development;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • Access to high-quality courses written by industry experts;
  • Interactive simulations for many programs;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • Unlimited enrolment with no expiry;
  • Certificate issued for your CV (hard copy provided);
  • Tax deductible in most cases* See your tax advisor.

 

Payment Information

Certificate Course

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Career Pathways

Future growth

Strong

Unemployment

Low

Professional Development For:-

  • Community Counsellors
  • Community Support Worker
 
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$299.00