Plan, implement and monitor provision of out of home care

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 CHCPRT023, 'Plan, implement and monitor provision of out of home care'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Plan, implement and monitor provision of out of home care' 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

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Develop plans

1.1 Base planning on a critical analysis of the documented outcomes of assessment

1.2 Integrate current best practice principles and evidence based research about out of home care into planning processes

1.3 Take into account the immediate, medium and long term needs of the child or young person and their family and carer in planning and selecting placement

1.4 Include requirements of court orders in plans

1.5 Clearly communicate plan to child or young person, carers, family members, and relevant bodies

1.6 Document plans and store in accordance with legislative and organisation standards and procedures

1.7 Incorporate regular review mechanisms according to legislative and organisation requirements

2. Implement plans

2.1 Brief child or young person’s family and the new carers and prepare for the placement

2.2 Ensure the child or young person is aware of why they are in care and their rights

2.3 Maintain record-keeping systems for placement according to organisation and legislative requirements

2.4 Organise resource allocation to support the placement according to organisation procedures

2.5 Monitor, address and support immediate and longer term developmental needs of the child or young person throughout the placement

2.6 Support carers in their provision of day-to-day care to meet the changing and developing needs of the child or young person

2.7 Implement contact with family and significant others, including siblings and community, according to the plan

2.8 Identify situations of alleged abuse or other critical situations and take immediate action according to legislative and organisation requirements and interagency protocols

3. Monitor and review plans

3.1 Regularly assess and review developmental needs of child or young person, including health, education, social and emotional needs

3.2 Assess and review the needs of carers and work collaboratively to provide required supports

3.3 Provide formal and informal opportunities for child/young person, to meet in private with case worker and talk about their placement

3.4 Make judgements about the success or otherwise of the placement based on analysis of information and respond to the need for adjustment or change according to organisation protocols

3.5 Provide information to parents, family or significant others about progress of child or young person

4. Contribute to strategic evaluations of out of home care

4.1 Reflect on and use learning from individual cases to inform contributions to strategic evaluations

4.2 Collaborate with colleagues to share ideas and perspectives

4.3 Review and challenge own and organisation’s practice for better ways of doing things

4.4 Use current and emerging research to inform evaluation