The Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention is relevant to individuals who work in the field of child protection and family support, in both residential and non-residential settings.
In these roles, individuals work within teams or autonomously, under limited supervision. They are responsible for planning their own work program in order to achieve targets. They may be put in a supervisory position over others.
Depending on the specific role in which they are employed, they may carry out tasks related to the improvement of emotional or personal circumstances of children or young people who are at risk.
In some cases, they may perform delegated decision-making or legal authority on relevant statutory matters.