Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

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 CHCAOD402B, 'Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector' 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. Work within the context of the AOD sector

1.1 Reflect consideration in all work in the sector of the historical context of the sector

1.2 Reflect consideration in all work of the changing social, political and economic context

1.3 Reflect consideration of the interrelationship of issues affecting clients in all work in the AOD sector

2. Develop knowledge of the AOD sector

2.1 Demonstrate consideration and basic understanding of the essential values and philosophy of the sector in work undertaken

2.2 Demonstrate in all work basic knowledge of the current issues which impact on the sector and different models of work

2.3 In collecting information about the AOD sector, collect and use the views of key stakeholders and representatives from relevant target groups

2.4 Apply understanding of risks related to personal safety when working in AOD sector

3. Develop knowledge of work requirements across a range of settings

3.1 Demonstrate consideration and understanding of the range of settings supporting people with alcohol and other drug needs

3.2 Demonstrate the client variables that might indicate the most appropriate service delivery setting

4. Demonstrate commitment to the central philosophies of the AOD sector

4.1 Demonstrate consideration and understanding of the essential values and philosophy of the sector in all work undertaken

4.2 Demonstrate a commitment to access and equity principles in all work in the sector

4.3 Identify personal values and attitudes regarding AOD use and take these values and attitudes into account when planning and implementing all work activities

5. Communicate effectively in a community services setting

5.1 Develop, review and revise personal skills in communication as an ongoing priority to address organisation standards

5.2 Exercise caution in communicating personal information by oral and written means to ensure confidentiality of client and staff matters

5.3 Routinely apply workplace protocols and procedures in all workplace communication to support accuracy and understanding of information provided and received

5.4 Recognise individual and cultural differences and make any adjustments needed to facilitate the achievement of identified outcomes

5.5 Conduct interpersonal communication with clients and colleagues in a manner that enhances a client-centred approach consistent with organisation standards

5.6 Take appropriate measures to resolve conflict and interpersonal differences in the workplace

6. Work ethically

6.1 Follow ethical guidelines in decision-making in all work undertaken with an awareness of potential ethical complexity in own work role

6.2 Reflect understanding and compliance with the principles of duty of care and legal responsibilities in all work undertaken

6.3 Refer any breach or non adherence to standard procedures or adverse event to appropriate personnel

6.4 Maintain confidentiality of any client matter in line with organisation policy and procedure

6.5 Show respect for rights and responsibilities of others through considered application of work practices

6.6 Reflect current working knowledge and understanding of employee and employer rights and responsibilities in all work undertaken

6.7 Recognise, avoid and/or address any conflict of interest


Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCAOD402B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC30108 - Certificate III in Community Services Work
  • CHC40408 - Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work
  • CHC40108 - Certificate IV in Aged Care
  • CHC50408 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, other drugs and mental health)
  • CHC40208 - Certificate IV in Home and Community Care
  • CHC52008 - Diploma of Community Services (Case management)
  • CHC41908 - Certificate IV in Youth Justice
  • CHC40308 - Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC41408 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out of home care)
  • CHC40608 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
  • CHC40808 - Certificate IV in Community Development
  • CHC41608 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support)
  • CHC41808 - Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • CHC52208 - Diploma of Community Services Coordination
  • CHC40708 - Certificate IV in Community Services Work
  • CHC41508 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Child protection)
  • CHC42508 - Certificate IV in Community Services (Information, advice and referral)
  • CHC40908 - Certificate IV in Social Housing
  • CHC50208 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and other drugs)
  • CHC31008 - Certificate III in Telephone Counselling Skills
  • CHC40508 - Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • CHC41108 - Certificate IV in Pastoral Care
  • CHC50708 - Diploma of Community Development
  • CHC41008 - Certificate IV in Community Services Advocacy
  • CHC50308 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)
  • HLT32507 - Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
  • HLT42307 - Certificate IV in Population Health
  • HLT44007 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT32207 - Certificate III in Population Health
  • HLT33207 - Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

And the skillsets: