Promote accountability and assist users of domestic and family violence to accept responsibility

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 CHCDFV010, 'Promote accountability and assist users of domestic and family violence to accept responsibility'.
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. Establish theaccountability frameworks within which the intervention takes place

1.1 Analyse existing case information about the user of domestic and family violence as the basis for work

1.2 Use questioning to explore understanding of the users of domestic and family violence of how and to whom they are accountable for behaviour

1.3 Discuss with the user of domestic and family violence the public context and potential criminal consequences of behaviour

1.4 Establish a clear understanding with the user of domestic and family violence of the framework which promotes recognition of their accountability for behaviour

2. Assess motivation for change

2.1 Explore with the user their understanding and historyof how they came to be currently involved in contact with the worker/service/agency

2.2 Engage the user to explore their current dominant internal and external motivations for change

2.3 Use questions to explore blame, minimisation and denial to analyse the user’s level of ownership of responsibility for use of violence and abuse

2.4 Examine steps that may have been taken and/or future plans to determine the extent to which they support the user’s choice to act in respectful ways

2.5 Examine intensively the user’s commitment to partner and children’s safety and their willingness to comply with court orders

3. Address issues relating to child protection

3.1 Explore issues relating to the safety of children in contact with the user of domestic and family violence

3.2 Invite the user of domestic and family violence to identify and assess the impact of their actions on children in order to encourage a commitment to child safety

3.3 Clearly explain and emphasise to the user of domestic and family violence the need to comply with agency/interagency policy/protocols and laws relevant to the safety of children in issues relating to limited confidentiality

3.4 Establish ongoing and effective linkages with relevant agencies/service providers to initiate and/or support child protection actions and strategies

4. Assist the user of domestic and family violence to develop awareness of choices

4.1 Contrast the user’s understandings of the impact of violence and abuse with their goals for change

4.2 Assist the user to understand the impact of their violence and abuse on children and partners

4.3 Explore the user’s beliefs, thoughts and decisions to assist them to develop an understanding of how they contribute to their behaviour

4.4 Assist user to recognise a range of choices and outcomes that are non-oppressive and non-violent

4.5 Demonstrate respect for potential for change and reflect this in interactions

5. Monitor and evaluate change in the users of family and domestic violence

5.1 Establish and document a contract with the user to employ choices and strategies that are non-oppressive and non-violent

5.2 Establish processes with the criminal justice system and engage in ongoing communication

5.3 Continually assess the willingness of users of domestic and family violence to acknowledge and accept the consequences of their behaviour

5.4 Assess the attendance and participation of user of domestic and family violence for indicators of their accountability for behaviour

5.5 Monitor and document compliance with any legal orders and/or current legal proceedings relating to others and act according to agency/organisation guidelines or statutory requirements

5.6 Assess change in user by their self-reporting, others’ experience of their behaviour and worker observation

5.7 Evaluate change in the user using procedures that are consistent with the goals of intervention

5.8 Intensively analyse information from a range of stakeholders to assess and monitor progress against goals

6. Critically reflect on own interactions and behaviour within the intervention

6.1 Regularly undertake supervision including peer observation and review of work practices to obtain feedback on performance

6.2 Monitor and assess risk to own safety throughout the intervention and report any threats to personal safety according to agency/organisation policies and procedures

6.3 Identify and act upon any practices that may diminish the user’s attempts to take full responsibility for violence and abuse

6.4 Participate in on going activities to maintain competence including evidence-based, good practice approaches to working with users