Manage service response to young people in crisis

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 CHCYTH608C, 'Manage service response to young people in crisis'.
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. Implement a framework for preventing crisis situations

1.1 Develop framework to address prevention and response to critical situations and which reflects consideration of beliefs, rights and needs of client and responsibilities of organisation within a legislative and statutory context

1.2 Establish appropriate resources and mechanisms to assist workers to deal with crisis situations

1.3 Define details of organisation's responsiveness to crisis situations and articulate to relevant personnel

1.4 Store and maintain all information related to crisis situations to maximise accessibility, accuracy, currency and legibility

1.5 Implement procedures to ensure clients have ready access to information that may help to resolve crisis situations

2. Support staff in responding to a crisis

2.1 Establish appropriate protocols for managing potential and actual crisis situations

2.2 Draft, regularly update procedures for the management of crises and communicate to staff and other relevant personnel

2.3 Ensure crisis management procedures which are developed are consistent with legal and organisation obligations and constraints

2.4 Allocate resources for prompt and effective response to crisis situations

2.5 Provide appropriate crisis response training and update briefings to workers on a regular basis

2.6 Formulate appropriate advice for upgrade of organisation procedures including those related to occupational health and safety (OHS) and other industrial and legislative requirements

3. Follow up crisis situations

3.1 Complete all required reporting and ensure it is comprehensive, accurate and consistent with organisation's policies and procedures

3.2 Define debriefing procedures and implement routinely

3.3 Provide opportunity for participation in review and evaluation of organisation responsiveness

3.4 Identify needs of all specific parties which arise from a crisis situation and develop strategies to ensure they are addressed

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCYTH608C appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS50410 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Administration
  • SIS50310 - Diploma of Outdoor Recreation
  • CHC41908 - Certificate IV in Youth Justice
  • CHC51408 - Diploma of Youth Work
  • CHC50608 - Diploma of Community Services Work
  • CHC51508 - Diploma of Youth Justice
  • 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)