Child Protection Facilitator Training
This two- day Facilitator Training is provided by ECAV for staff who will be delivering the course/s 'CHCCHILD1C Identifying and Responding to Children and Young People at Risk of Harm', within their Area Health Services (AHSs).Those attending Day 2 must have a Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment / Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
In 2006, ECAV was charged with responsibility for training/ familiarising facilitators in the Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk of Harm(CHCILD1C) resource materials and their delivery. The responsibility for the provision of ‘Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk of Harm’- CHCCHILD1C to health workers is the responsibility of Area Health Services.
Workers who want to deliver the CHCCHILD1C course within their AHS must first attend the Facilitator Training as this has been identified as an Industry Guideline (see Guide for the Selection of Facilitators in Child Protection www.community.nsw.gov.au) by the NSW Child Protection Learning and Development Forum.
These workers include Child Protection Counselling Workers, Sexual Assault Workers, Violence Abuse and Neglect (VAN) Service staff, or others who hold responsibility for the provision of child protection training within their portfolio.
Facilitator training will assist those who will be delivering the CHCCHILD1C course, to identify issues that may arise in the delivery of the course and explore how to respond appropriately to the challenges presented. Day 1 provides an overview of the training resources, including face- to- face training (3 - hour and full day), and self-paced learning formats.
Those eligible to attend Day Two will be provided with an overview of the two- day Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk of Harmí program, the interactive exercises and how to assess this unit of competence
Prior to attending Facilitator Training, participants will need to successfully complete an open book knowledge assessment in order to demonstrate their knowledge of the following:
During the Training informal assessments will be undertaken
At the completion of the Facilitator Training, participants who wish to be registered as an assessor of the Unit of Competency CHCCHILDIC will need to undertake a further, brief assessment exercise.