This skill set reflects the skill requirements for support workers providing services to clients with co-existing needs, including both mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues.
These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package, including the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health.
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
Skill Set Requirements
This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:
• hold a qualification at Certificate IV level or higher in alcohol and other drugs, mental health or related field
• have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process
• have substantial industry experience, on the job training and development along with supervisor assessment of capacity.
This skill set is for workers with existing experience or qualifications in alcohol and other drugs, mental health or related fields seeking to broaden or deepen their skills.
Suggested words for Statement of Attainment
These competencies from the CHC Community Services Training Package meet industry requirements for providing services to clients with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues.