Reflect on and improve own professional practice

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 CHCORG428A, 'Reflect on and improve own professional practice'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Reflect on and improve own professional practice' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Reflect on own practice

1.1 Undertake self-evaluation in conjunction with supervisors and/or peers

1.2 Demonstrate understanding of own limitations in self awareness, self management, social awareness, relationship management

1.3 Provide and receive open and evaluative feedback to and from co-workers

1.4 Actively seek feedback and accept it non-defensively

2. Ensure continuing self-support and supervision

2.1 Identify a range of support networks both within and outside the organisation

2.2 Seek specialist advice/further training where need is identified

2.3 Observe agency guidelines in relation to professional development

2.4 Undertake an appraisal of current industry developments and apply these to improve practice

2.5 Regularly participate in a review mechanism as a commitment to upgrading skills and knowledge

2.6 Evaluate current and likely future needs and take action to keep abreast of evolving trends

3. Operate within an agreed code of ethics or practice

3.1 Assess own practice against identified agency objectives or code of ethics, using a range of valid evidence

3.2 Recognise the effect of values, beliefs and behaviour in work with clients

3.3 Establish realistic goals and targets for self development

3.4 Adhere to legal parameters relevant to practitioner's profession where this is a requirement of employment


Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCORG428A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC50408 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, other drugs and mental health)
  • CHC52008 - Diploma of Community Services (Case management)
  • CHC41408 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out of home care)
  • CHC50508 - Diploma of Leisure and Health
  • CHC41608 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support)
  • CHC52208 - Diploma of Community Services Coordination
  • CHC41208 - Certificate IV in Children's Services (Outside school hours care)
  • CHC51408 - Diploma of Youth Work
  • CHC41508 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Child protection)
  • CHC51608 - Diploma of Employment Services
  • CHC50608 - Diploma of Community Services Work
  • CHC51008 - Diploma of Children's Services (Outside school hours care)
  • CHC50208 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and other drugs)
  • CHC51808 - Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work
  • CHC40508 - Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • CHC80208 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling
  • CHC51108 - Diploma of Children's Contact Services Work
  • CHC50808 - Diploma of Social Housing
  • CHC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Disability Work
  • CHC41108 - Certificate IV in Pastoral Care
  • CHC30708 - Certificate III in Children's Services
  • CHC50708 - Diploma of Community Development
  • CHC80308 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution
  • CHC51308 - Diploma of Education Support
  • CHC60208 - Advanced Diploma of Children's Services
  • CHC50308 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)
  • CHC42608 - Certificate IV in Celebrancy
  • CHC50908 - Diploma of Children's Services (Early childhood education and care)
  • HLT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support
  • HLT60107 - Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine
  • HLT60707 - Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda
  • HLT60607 - Advanced Diploma of Homoeopathy
  • HLT50207 - Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies
  • HLT51707 - Diploma of Reflexology
  • HLT61007 - Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine
  • HLT51407 - Diploma of Aromatherapy
  • HLT51507 - Diploma of Kinesiology
  • HLT60507 - Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy
  • HLT52007 - Diploma of Practice Management
  • HLT42007 - Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support
  • HLT40407 - Certificate IV in Health Supervision
  • HLT50307 - Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT50107 - Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage (An Mo Tui Na)

And the skillsets: