This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility.
This unit applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health contexts.
Indicators of the different types and dynamics of abuse as they may apply to age, gender, disability, culture and sexuality.
Child protection legislation in the relevant state or territory.
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Impact of risk of harm.
Duty of care responsibilities.
Overview of legal system and how it pertains to the job role.
Organisation standards, policies and procedures.