Build professional practice and sectoral expertise

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 CHCPRT006, 'Build professional practice and sectoral expertise'.
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. Review and critique practice frameworks

1.1 Identify practice frameworks for the protection of children in Australia

1.2 Identify international frameworks for the protection of children

1.3 Analyse ways in which the service reflects the requirements and intentions of different practice frameworks

2. Identify and review sectoral change

2.1 Consider the impact of policy, economic, social and technological change on the child protection sector

2.2 Identify the roles and responsibilities of key decision-making bodies and key stakeholders in the child protection sector

2.3 Compare the approaches to child protection taken by different agencies

3. Use reflective practice to enhance own practice

3.1 Work with supervisor to clarify role responsibilities and role expectations

3.2 Work with supervisor to reflect on own biases that might lead to blaming or uncertainty in challenging emotional contexts

3.3 Use emotional intelligence and empathy to develop and enhance work relations

3.4 Foster positive relationships with other practitioners, managers and sectoral experts for professional development

4. Recommend improvements to service delivery

4.1 Use sectoral knowledge and experience to make recommendations to systems within the service

4.2 Support colleagues to review and improve their practice