Provide education and support on parenting, health and well being

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 CHCCS414A, 'Provide education and support on parenting, health and well being'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify clients particular needs and interests in relation to health, well being and parenting

1.1 Assess needs of client or group for education and support on health, well being and parenting

1.2 Elicit key issues of concern to determine the nature and scope of education program to be provided

1.3 Identify and plan for appropriate strategies to match client educational needs

1.4 Seek additional assistance and expertise as required

1.5 Identify and discuss resources required to support implementation of the program and changed practices

1.6 Determine stage in client's decision to seek information or change

2. Lead a group to communicate about parenting

2.1 Acknowledge what is working well with families and identify their strengths

2.2 Outline stressors and how these impact on families capacity to function effectively

2.3 Outline key knowledge and skill sets

2.4 Encourage group members to share parental experiences and seek additional information and support as required

2.5 Review current skills and expectations for skill development

2.6 Ensure program delivery demonstrates responsiveness to the needs of the group and the community

2.7 Ensure program content reflects current policy and practical application of theory

2.8 Implement processes to ensure assessment of the skill, knowledge and attitudes of group is ongoing during the program

2.9 Discuss parenting behaviour, attitudes and beliefs and how they have an impact on health and well being of children

3. Identify and respond to group and individual needs

3.1 Raise awareness of health and well being issue with clients not contemplating change

3.2 Conduct brief motivational interview/ presentation to guide changes when required

3.3 Ensure educational information and support is responsive to needs of individual and community

3.4 Ensure program content reflects current policy and practical application of theory

3.5 Undertake ongoing assessment of client skills, knowledge and attitudes during the program

4. Support the practice of new behaviours

4.1 Encourage participants to develop an active support network during the program

4.2 Support modelling of effective parenting techniques and healthy lifestyle

4.3 Provide clear feedback on progress in skill development to participants

4.4 Encourage participants to access further development options as required

4.5 Identify issues that may require referral to professional support and discuss with the client

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCCS414A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC30108 - Certificate III in Community Services Work
  • CHC40408 - Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work
  • CHC41408 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out of home care)
  • CHC41608 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support)
  • CHC40708 - Certificate IV in Community Services Work
  • CHC41508 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Child protection)
  • CHC51908 - Diploma of Relationship Education
  • CHC50608 - Diploma of Community Services Work
  • CHC40508 - Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • CHC60208 - Advanced Diploma of Children's Services
  • CHC42408 - Certificate IV in Relationship Education

And the skillsets: