Understanding Professional Boundaries

Course Code 3120AGE003
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Study Mode Online, Short Course
Length Three hours
Commencement Follow the book now button for upcoming dates
Timetable Three hour online course
Course Overview
Introduction

Learn about the issues of professional boundaries and how to apply these boundaries within the workplace. You will also learn about the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to your i job role within the community, disability and ageing sectors.

What will I Learn?

What are boundaries and what do they mean?

  • Legislation
  • Relationships with clients
  • Community expectations

What is a professional boundary?

  • Professional boundaries around scope of practice
  • Legal, ethical or organisational frameworks
  • Public sector values
  • Industry standards
  • Codes of Conduct

What are personal boundaries?

  • What are personal boundaries and how they impact of your work?
  • Qualities of a good support worker
  • How to form boundaries?

Crossing boundaries and the impact

  • Breaches of boundaries
  • The impact of breaches to the worker, client or organisation
  • Case studies

Course Requirements
Units offered

This short course does not include accredited units and training.

Fees
Course Fees

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Course Fees $33.00
No concession or government funding applies
How do I pay for the short course?

You can book and pay for your place in a short course online by following the book now button. Alternatively, you can call us on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus for assistance in your booking.

If your course is to be invoiced to a third party, (eg. Work Cover, employer or agency) an Authority to Invoice (ATI) form needs to be completed and signed by the third party. Please contact us via the live chat below, calling 1300 648 911, or email short.courses@swtafe.edu.au to receive the form.

Next Steps
How to book

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  1. Book – you can book and pay for your place online via the book now button.  A tax invoice/receipt is automatically emailed to you upon payment.
  2. Confirmation – you will receive an email confirming the date, time and location of the course. 
  3. Attend and complete the short course - 100% attendance of the short course is required. Upon successful completion and within 30 days of the short course, you will be sent a Certificate of Attendance.

If need any assistance with completing your booking, contact our Customer Service team via the live chat below, call 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.

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