Work in alcohol, other drugs & mental health care w/ Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander Comm.

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 HLTAHW024, 'Work in alcohol, other drugs & mental health care w/ Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander Comm.'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work in alcohol, other drugs & mental health care w/ Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander Comm.' 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. Work within the context of alcohol and other drugs and mental health

1.1 Consider the relationship between AOD and mental health (including dual diagnosis) when working with clients

1.2 Identify difficulties that the worker may encounter in carrying out their role in the community and take these into consideration in the work

1.3 Take into account in service delivery the changing role of females and males within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

1.4 Work within the role and limitations of the job definition and community expectations of the role

2. Demonstrate commitment to the philosophy of social and emotional wellbeing

2.1 Build and maintain a relationship of trust with the client and/or family/carer, with active promotion of and strict adherence to confidentiality

2.2 Consider the rights of the individual in all work undertaken

2.3 Consistently demonstrate understanding and consideration of the underpinning values and philosophy of social and emotional wellbeing in the context of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health work

2.4 Demonstrate commitment to the empowerment of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and access and equity principles

2.5 Give clients, family and community the opportunity to participate in service planning and support activities

2.6 Take into account personal values, history, experiences and family/kinship when working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

2.7 Support the role of traditional healers and use of bush or traditional medicines as appropriate to each client’s needs

3. Work within legal and ethical boundaries

3.1 Complete documentation in accordance with legal and ethical requirements

3.2 Maintain confidentiality in accordance with organisational policies and protocols

3.4 Liaise with other organisations as appropriate

3.5 Consider the rights of the individual in all work undertaken

3.6 Carry out duties within relevant legislative requirements and frameworks as required

4. Maintain accountability and responsibilities

4.1 Access the organisation’s policies and procedures in regard to workers and operate in accordance with these

4.2 Ensure all work is undertaken within the organisation’s reporting and accountability frameworks

4.3 Follow organisational occupational health and safety guidelines

4.4 Access information to clarify the employer’s responsibilities to the worker

4.5 Observe organisational requirements for participation in processes as appropriate

5. Observe professional boundaries when working

5.1 Communicate professional boundaries to clients in a culturally appropriate and safe manner

5.2 Maintain confidentiality when working with clients and other agencies

5.3 Observe organisational boundaries when working with clients and other agencies

5.4 Clarify organisational expectations with particular regard to professional and personal boundaries

6. Work with the clients involved with the justice system

6.1 Provide advocacy and support for clients involved with the justice system as appropriate and in accordance with organisational policies and protocols

6.2 Identify and observe the role and limitations of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers work within the justice system

6.3 Access, on behalf of clients, the processes of the justice system that will impact on clients, as appropriate

7. Complete relevant documentation

7.1 Collect information (i.e. data) as required to complete workplace documentation

7.2 Complete documentation appropriate to the social and emotional wellbeing work role in line with organisational requirements and reporting arrangements (such as reports to funding bodies)