Provide intervention support to families

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 CHCFAM010, 'Provide intervention support to families'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Provide intervention support to families' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Elements define the essential outcomes


Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Structure access and interaction with the family

1.1 Review client information and establish context for potential intervention

1.2 Establish rapport and work collaboratively with the family to negotiate access to individuals and the family unit

1.3 Model respectful communication and show respect for all family members

1.4 Identify and respond promptly to situations where safety to family members or self exists

1.5 Structure interaction to provide opportunities for family members to participate in decision-making

2. Identify constraints/barriers to family effectiveness

2.1 Observe and discuss family interactions and interactions within the community

2.2 Use communication skills to explore current sources of difficulty or stress and how these are managed with the family

2.3 Review information gathered and the potential options for action

2.4 Seek professional opinions from relevant stakeholders when analysing presenting issues

2.5 Document information according to organisation requirements

3. Identify options with family members

3.1 Identify and agreed key areas where changes are required in collaboration with family members

3.2 Develop a plan of action with the family to implement agreed options for change

3.3 Explore with the family factors that could influence their preference and ability to achieve a course of action/change

3.4 Discuss and document agreed actions for change and confirm with supervising professionals

4. Support agreed actions

4.1 Identify resources to assist the family, and support access

4.2 Brief professional support on family’s issues and options within case management framework

4.3 Refer the family/individual family member to professionals who will participate in implementing the action plan

4.4 Provide ongoing support in areas that are within scope of own job role

4.5 Review progress of any intervention within the case management framework and adjust approaches as required in collaboration with others