Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and 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 CHCPRT004, 'Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families'.
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 specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Demonstrate commitment to quality care for children and young people

1.1 Identify relationships between the legal, political and social framework within which the work is undertaken

1.2 Identify roles and responsibilities of system stakeholders and relationship to own work

1.3 Comply with duty of care, policy, regulatory, legislative and legal requirements

1.4 Identify and implement organisation policies and procedures

1.5 Reflect on personal values and attitudes and acknowledge their potential impact when working in child protection contexts

1.6 Follow risk-assessment procedures for child protection work

1.7 Focus on supporting the rights, interests and needs of children, young people and families

1.8 Ensure communication is age-appropriate, sensitive and respectful when dealing with children, young people and families

2. Demonstrate ethical and safe work practices

2.1 Observe lines of accountability in work undertaken in child protection and communicate decisions to relevant authorities

2.2 Ensure client rights are protected

2.3 Demonstrate effective worker safety/wellbeing and self-management activities in professional practices

2.4 Use the relevant code of ethics, professional and organisation standards to guide service delivery

2.5 Plan responses to address emergency situations and other contingencies based on ethical standards and organisation requirements

2.6 Support staff to identify and resolve ethical dilemmas

2.7 Acknowledge the challenges inherent in the work and develop strategies to address them