Work collaboratively with the care network and other services

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 CHCMHS004, 'Work collaboratively with the care network and other services'.
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. Identify and build resilience and capacity in the person’s care network and community of choice

1.1 Work collaboratively to identify the scope and membership of the person’s care network and their community of choice

1.2 Work with the person with mental illness to clarify the roles and importance of members of the care network and determine their potential to positively impact the life of the person

1.3 Work collaboratively with the person to identify the potential to expand or strengthen the care network, or increase their participation in their community of choice

1.4 Provide support, information or other actions to assist the person to uphold their rights, build resilience and capacity in their network, as required

2. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other services and programs

2.1 Establish networks and local contacts to maximise availability of service options so a person’s needs can be holistically met

2.2 Gather and review information about local services to identify benefits and limitations of available service options and their possible contribution to the recovery process

2.3 Clarify scope of collaborative approaches and work within individual, team and multi-disciplinary work roles and structures

2.4 Establish, negotiate and document partnerships

2.5 Develop and maintain working relationships with local service providers, according to the person’s needs

2.6 Identify limits of own abilities, role or knowledge and after discussion with the person, make referrals to other services in accordance with organisation policies and available resources

3. Review and monitor services provided by other organisations and programs

3.1 Review effectiveness of referrals and services offered, in collaboration with person and other services

3.2 Identify gaps or additional services needed

3.3 Negotiate and advocate as required to ensure programs are meeting the person’s recovery goals

3.4 Work collaboratively to identify and address any difficulties the person is experiencing with other services and work with the person and service to achieve the desired outcome