Develop and implement a multi-agency investigation and child risk assessment strategy

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 CHCPRT011, 'Develop and implement a multi-agency investigation and child risk assessment strategy'.
Google Links
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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. Identify appropriate strategies for investigation and assessment

1.1 Identify key agencies and personnel to be involved in investigation and assessment

1.2 Consult with each agency and individual practitioners to define roles and responsibilities

1.3 Collect and share relevant agency information

1.4 Assess and clarify range issues to be addressed in response to the child’s identified needs

1.5 Identify and respond appropriately to specific client characteristics including cultural, family and community issues

1.6 Liaise and consult with other agencies and personnel within organisation and reference appropriate interagency frameworks and protocols

1.7 Identify and assess potential risks to child, family and others

1.8 Assess and evaluate a range of intervention options according to the needs of the child and situation

2. Select and implement the strategy

2.1 Use child protection frameworks to select and agree to the strategy for the investigation

2.2 Plan and support the implementation of practical arrangements

2.3 Implement the strategy that best meets the needs of the child and secures the safety and wellbeing of the child

2.4 Facilitate and support appropriate referrals as required

2.5 Record actions for strategy implementation according to organisation and interagency framework

3. Monitor and review the strategy

3.1 Define negotiable and non-negotiable aspects of the response strategy and implement processes to ensure these are maintained and monitored

3.2 Revise strategy in response to new information and changing circumstances

3.3 Manage communication between agencies for monitoring and review of strategy during and following action

3.4 Evaluate the effectiveness of the investigation and strategy, with reference to all agencies involved