Provide advocacy and representation services

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCAD504A, 'Provide advocacy and representation services'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Provide advocacy and representation services' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Establish the representative role and process

1.1 Identify role, processes and conditions of representation in consultation with individuals and key groups

1.2 Seek the support of key people

1.3 Determine and implement requirements for reporting and accountability

2. Participate in decision-making forums

2.1 Identify relevant interests and concerns to be pursued in accordance with organisation positions and priorities

2.2 Undertake work to provide a framework for pursuing promotion of relevant interests

2.3 Create and respond routinely within work role to opportunities to reflect, promote and represent relevant interests

2.4 Calculate and assess the potential impact of developments and decisions in terms of objectives and priorities

2.5 Provide progress and other reports and feedback to key people according to organisation requirements

3. Negotiate outcomes and liaise with key people

3.1 Identify and develop appropriate strategic alliances

3.2 Promote and support collaborative planning and action

3.3 Identify potential areas of conflict and implement strategies to address them

3.4 Clearly determine and promote purpose and objectives

3.5 Undertake appropriate work with organising committees and board of management to maximise effectiveness

4. Evaluate effectiveness of strategies

4.1 Analyse actual work outcomes and report against agreed objectives

4.2 Implement adjustments to strategy according to the evaluation


Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCAD504A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC70208 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (Client assessment and case management)
  • CHC50408 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, other drugs and mental health)
  • CHC52008 - Diploma of Community Services (Case management)
  • CHC40808 - Certificate IV in Community Development
  • CHC52208 - Diploma of Community Services Coordination
  • CHC51908 - Diploma of Relationship Education
  • CHC50608 - Diploma of Community Services Work
  • CHC40908 - Certificate IV in Social Housing
  • CHC50208 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and other drugs)
  • CHC51808 - Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work
  • CHC50808 - Diploma of Social Housing
  • CHC50708 - Diploma of Community Development
  • CHC41008 - Certificate IV in Community Services Advocacy
  • CHC50108 - Diploma of Disability
  • CHC50308 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)
  • CHC70108 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (Statutory child protection)
  • HLT51007 - Diploma of Population Health
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT51107 - Diploma of Indigenous Environmental Health