Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs

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 CHCYTH501A, 'Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs'.
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



1. Develop support programs for young people

1.1 Assess specific needs of the young person and match to an existing program

1.2 Employ appropriate communication techniques to engage young person and to address specific needs

1.3 Consult relevant community organisations to identify available support programs that meet specific needs of clients

1.4 Undertake appropriate work to ensure a thorough knowledge of content, purpose and access protocols of existing programs

1.5 Provide relevant information to client as appropriate

2. Ensure that young people with complex needs receive appropriate services

2.1 Implement procedures to ensure indications of physical, emotional, psychological or sexual abuse are identified and addressed

2.2 Define appropriate procedures and put in place to minimise effects of any aggressive or abusive behaviour of clients including identifying:

'at risk' behaviour patterns

a range of alternative strategies

quick response actions

support behaviours

protocols of behaviour

2.3 Employ appropriate approaches and language to enable clients to express their ideas in a range of ways

3. Liaise with other services and organisations

3.1 Design and implement appropriate referral systems and procedures to ensure special needs of clients can be addressed

3.2 Identify and access support facilities required to optimise client access to specialist services

3.3 Ensure support and advocacy services provided reflect organisation procedures, respect the young person's rights and are appropriate to cultural and other individual circumstances

3.4 Consult with relevant professionals and service providers to ensure broad and comprehensive client service delivery

4. Monitor and upgrade support provided by the organisation

4.1 Regularly review information and services provided to clients to assess continuing relevance and effectiveness

4.2 Periodically review assessment, support and referral systems used within the agency

4.3 Hold appropriate debriefings with workers for the purposes of counselling, identifying training needs and evaluating client service delivery

4.4 Identify problems experienced by workers, assess appropriate adjustments to service delivery and negotiate with relevant staff

4.5 Provide support and supervision to other workers as required in accordance with organisation procedures

4.6 Arrange regular debriefings with associated organisations and service providers and produce and provide reports in accordance with organisation procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCYTH501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS50310 - Diploma of Outdoor Recreation
  • CHC70208 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (Client assessment and case management)
  • CHC51408 - Diploma of Youth Work
  • CHC70108 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (Statutory child protection)
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)