Assist families to self-manage contact

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 CHCFAM006, 'Assist families to self-manage contact'.
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. Assess suitability for self- managed contact

1.1 Review information in existing court orders to determine client context and potential for self-managed contact

1.2 Explain options for community support outside of the children’s contact service to parents

1.3 Respectfully engage parents in the planning process for self-managed contact to occur

2. Plan with parents to establish self-managed contact

2.1 Help parents to identify issues and barriers to self-managed contact

2.2 Collaboratively develop and document a case plan to assist the family achieve self-managed contact without the support of the contact service according to organisation policy

2.3 Ensure the self-managed contact arrangements are agreed to by both parents and are considered to be in the best interest of the child

2.4 Model time management and planning skills to parents seeking self-managed contact

2.5 Model parenting skills and appropriate child behaviour management

2.6 Use negotiation skills to assist parents to reach agreement about self-managed contact

2.7 Ensure that plans for self-managed contact are in accordance with court orders

3. Monitor and review transition plan

3.1 Review the transition into self-management plan regularly

3.2 Revise and document the plan as determined by family and/or worker assessment of new or existing information

3.3 Maintain a child-focussed approach in transition planning

3.4 Encourage parents to remain child-focused and act in the best interests of the child in all aspects of transition

3.5 Follow revised plans to assist families achieve self-managed contact