Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to apply strategies to guide responsible behaviour of children and young people in a safe and supportive environment.

The unit applies to workers in a range of community service contexts.


Definitions of and differences between disruptive behaviour and behaviours of concern.
How learning difficulties or mental health issues may affect behaviour.
Impacts of environment and culture on behaviour of children and/or young people.
Communicative function of behaviour and positive support strategies to redirect behaviour and defuse situations.
Organisational standards, policies and procedures.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face: (Demand based)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.