Work to empower Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander communities

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 CHCCD420B, 'Work to empower Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander communities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work to empower Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander communities' 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 effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

1.1 Work with understanding of the cultural issues and complexities of working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals, families and communities

1.1 Take into account the national/local history and cultural aspects of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people as a factor in work

1.2 Identify historical, cultural, social, political, economic and environmental factors and their continuing impact on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in contemporary society

1.3 Reflect in work practice current strategies, programs and models that address Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander issues and support community control

2. Apply community development frameworks and models to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander context

2.1 Identify the role of relevant Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander services and organisations

2.2 Involve Aboriginal and/or Torres strait Islander people and communities in the delivery of services they have determined as needed

2.3 Involve Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in achieving access and equity to services

2.4 Establish and maintain networks with relevant agencies and associated community services to support and empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals and communities

3. Work in a culturally safe manner

3.1 Consider and respect local community values, cultural beliefs and gender roles when working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

3.2 Apply cultural safety protocols in implementing government policies, undertaking research and data collection and working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

3.3 Identify cultural factors that may produce stress and have a potential to impact own work practices and report to organisation as appropriate to support service delivery and personal well being

3.4 Work safely within own responsibility and competence and in line with community protocols, organisation policies and regulatory requirements

4. Work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to apply strategies and policies which deal with identified issues and needs

4.1 Identify aspects of organisation service strategies, policies, bodies and resources relevant to work in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

4.2 Apply strategies and policies to address identified needs of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and communities

4.3 Identify barriers to access and equity in relation to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander services

4.4 Take available opportunities to advocate on behalf of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and/or communities

4.5 Maintain confidentiality of client information