Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

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 CHCDFV001, 'Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence'.
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



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Adopt work practices that support interactions with those affected by domestic and family violence

1.1 Adopt work practices that reflect the values and philosophiesof domestic violence work

1.2 Plan work practices and access environments that support client and worker safety

1.3 Identify and participate in support processes for workers exposed to domestic and family violence

1.4 Apply organisation standards and procedures and comply with legislative and statutory requirements

2. Identify client needs

2.1 Explain rights and responsibilities of client andworker and promote throughout client contact

2.2 Use interpersonal skills that develop rapport and promote confidence, and full, accurate and relevant exchange of information

2.3 Show sensitivity to client’sspecific needs and any cultural, family and individual differences

2.4 Assess information for complexity, urgency and eligibility so that priorities for service delivery and safety can be identified

2.5 Identify and respond to any indications ofriskor threats to safety

3. Respond to client needs

3.1 Identify worker and workplace limitations in addressing and assessing client needs and make referrals or seek assistance from appropriate persons

3.2 Prioritise the physical and emotional safety of clients,their family and workers in developing responses

3.3 Negotiate and agree strategies for intervention with the client before commencing work

3.4 Provide client with information about available services for meeting their needs

3.5 Complete accurate and comprehensive records, reports and referral information according to organisation requirements