Federation University Australia

Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention - CHC40313

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

This qualification reflects the role of those who work in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in residential and out of home care, family support and early intervention. Workers operate under a broad supervision framework and within clearly defined organisational guidelines, service plans and position specifications.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


10 core units plus 6 electives.


  • Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
  • Establish and monitor a case plan
  • Support families to develop relationships
  • Use targeted communication skills to build relationships
  • Work within a practice framework
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • Confirm client developmental status
  • Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • Facilitate and monitor contact
  • Facilitate changeover
  • Assist families to self manage contact
  • Facilitate family intervention strategies
  • Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately
  • Provide primary residential care
  • Provide education and support on parenting, health and well being

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) Domestic: $10,832
  • Full-time : 11 months

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