Plan, develop and evaluate health promotion and community development 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 HLTAHW023, 'Plan, develop and evaluate health promotion and community development programs'.
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



Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Plan and research health promotion and community development programs

1.1 Consult community representatives and key people to identify community health needs and concerns

1.2 Assess information to identify key stakeholders, community health trends and ethical considerations

1.3 Undertake appropriate research and identify community development opportunities

1.4 Consider and respect community values and beliefs, gender roles and taboos in researching community health needs

1.5 Identify and access relevant existing resources (human, financial and physical) for use in health promotion and community development programs

1.6 Create a process for key representatives of the community and any related agencies or organisations to be consulted in the plan development

1.7 Ensure health promotion and programs have a holistic, culturally sensitive approach and support the community in taking a self-determination approach to health

1.8 Prepare proposals (or submissions) as required to address any additional resource requirements, including funding

1.9 Identify evaluation processes and criteria to be used for critiquing health promotion programs

2. Develop a health promotion and community development program

2.1 Develop health promotion strategies in partnership with key representatives of the community and any related agencies or organisations

2.2 Develop goals, actions and key performance indicators for health promotion and community development activities

2.3 Identify appropriate delivery strategies according to the needs of the target group, location and health issues

2.4 Provide relevant information to health services, work team and community

2.5 Access, adapt or develop resources (human, financial and physical) as required to suit the needs of the health issue, audience and program delivery context

2.6 Document plans for health promotion and community development according to organisational procedures and policies

3. Deliver a health promotion and community development program

3.1 Provide health care and community development programs to the community in ways that are consistent with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community values and beliefs

3.2 Integrate and implement health screeningsand implement on own practice to enhance understanding work team and communityeeds, concerns and resource availability, surveillance and education activities into the programs, as appropriate

3.3 Provide information in plain language to clients about health problems common to their particular client group, using culturally appropriate and safe communication skills

3.4 Refer common health problems identified as part of the program to professionals and support services

3.5 Support clients and families in accessing health care services and associated benefits as required

3.6 Provide guidance, support and assistance to individuals and families coping with social and emotional issues according to identified needs and cultural protocols

3.7 Reflect on own practice to enhance understanding

4. Monitor and evaluate health promotion program

4.1 Evaluate health promotion and community development program against criteria that reflect identified community health objectives

4.2 Monitor and evaluate community health outcomes

4.3 Collect, document and interpret data to contribute to the evaluation of health programs

4.4 Seek to identify program strengths as well as areas for improvement as a basis for continual enhancement of health outcomes

4.5 Communicate outcomes of the evaluation to relevant stakeholders to guide future activities in the delivery of health promotion and health services to the community

4.6 Seek feedback on program effectiveness and provide to community and organisational representatives

4.7 Prepare reports from data collected and provide to management in line with organisational guidelines

4.8 Maintain client and community confidentiality in line with organisational and community requirements

4.9 Support ongoing community development strategies