Address complex legal and ethical issues in a Defence environment

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 DEFDPL014, 'Address complex legal and ethical issues in a Defence environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Address complex legal and ethical issues in a Defence environment' 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

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1

Perform within legal and ethical parameters of a Defence environment

1.1

Apply a clear understanding of required guidelines and legislation as they impact on a Defence legal environment

1.2

Address the implications of guidelines and legislation

1.3

Handle client complaints sensitively and in accordance with identified guidelines

1.4

Handle all requests for client information in accordance with identified guidelines

2

Apply an understanding of the legal framework

2.1

Work with an understanding of how the law operates in a Defence environment with regard to legal processes, principles and penalties

2.2

Accurately apply concepts of negligence, duty of care and vicarious liability to a Defence environment

2.3

Apply a clear understanding of the requirement to obtain consent for treatment

2.4

Accurately use common legal terms associated with a Defence legal environment

2.5

Apply the legal requirements and expectations in relation to documented records and reports in a Defence environment

2.6

Apply mandatory reporting processes in line with jurisdictional requirements

2.7

Accurately apply client privacy and confidentiality practices

3

Identify legal principles

3.1

Interpret sources of law to facilitate critical analysis

3.2

Analyse sources of law critically to determine the legal precedent and determine application to the legal issue

3.3

Formulate response to the legal issue based on research

3.4

Communicate responses to inform stakeholders

3.5

Develop and implement strategies to resolve ethical issues within a Defence environment

3.6

Take responsibility for addressing ethical issues and legal requirements in line with own work

3.7

Complete all documentation in accordance with identified guidelines

3.8

Monitor compliance with legal obligations and requirements

4

Support the rights, interests and needs of clients

4.1

Comply with legal responsibilities and duty of care in all interactions with clients

4.2

Support client rights, interests and decisions

4.3

Encourage the client to exercise their rights to make informed decisions regarding their care

4.4

Demonstrate respect and support for the dignity of clients

4.5

Act as an advocate for client in line with identified guidelines and practices within a Defence environment