Support youth programs

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 CHCYTH009, 'Support youth programs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Support youth programs' 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 specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify the program required

1.1 Collect evidence to determine the need for a particular program

1.2 Identify and review a range of possible programs to meet the defined needs

1.3 Select a program type based on client needs, organisational criteria and availability of resources

2. Prepare program plan

2.1 Undertake appropriate strategic planning activities to ensure client needs are met

2.2 Plan activities in consultation with key clients and stakeholders

2.3 Determine operational arrangements for conducting the program and assess their feasibility

2.4 Ensure planning activities reflect accepted good practice in working with young people

2.5 Develop flexible implementation plans to suit a variety of contexts and to cope with contingencies

2.6 Identify appropriate implementation and evaluation strategies in the program plan in consultation with stakeholders

3. Deliver program

3.1 Implement program in accordance with program plan, organisation guidelines and legal/statutory requirements

3.2 Provide participants with access to a range of activities suited to their needs and interests

3.3 Implement contingency plans and adapt program to changing needs of participants as required

3.4 Ensure problems in program delivery are addressed promptly

4. Monitor and evaluate program

4.1 Use appropriate evaluation strategies during and after program and for revision and development

4.2 Collect, organise and report evaluation information in a format which is accessible and meaningful to clients and stakeholders

4.3 Prepare and present reports as required by organisational, funding and other requirements