Assess and promote physical and emotional wellbeing of children

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 HLTAHW038, 'Assess and promote physical and emotional wellbeing of children'.
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. Assess current child physical health and wellbeing

1.1 Consult family or carer regarding child, family and social history

1.2 Review documentation relevant to child’s physical and emotional health

1.3 Conduct a full assessment of the child according to organisation procedures

1.4 Identify normal and abnormal findings in conducting child health assessment

1.5 Recognise and respond to indicators for potentially serious health concerns according to standard treatment in line with protocols

1.6 Record information according to organisation guidelines

2. Develop a health care plan

2.1 Identify physical and emotional health needs of infants and children

2.2 Discuss and confirm child health requirements of the health care plan with primary health care team and/or supervisors

2.3 Work collaboratively with families or carers, the multidisciplinary team, organisations and agencies to develop a health care plan

2.4 Identify appropriate health care activities to include in plan

2.5 Develop plans according to standard treatment protocols, work roles and legislative frameworks

2.6 Discuss health care plans and possible options with parents or carers and where possible, with the child to support understanding and cooperation

3. Deliver health care to children according to health care plan

3.1 Provide care according to the child health plan and client requirements

3.2 Refer to standard treatment protocols, own work role and scope and legislative frameworks to implement the care plan

3.3 Implement immediate and appropriate actions in response to relevant child health conditions in line with standard protocols

3.4 Provide health education to family or carers and encourage questions to support understanding

3.5 Where possible, encourage the child to ask questions about own health to support the child’s own understanding and involvement in health care

4. Monitor and review continuing care for children

4.1 Use regular appointments and checkups to monitor the progress of the health care plan and health of the child

4.2 Discuss outcomes of health checks with primary health care team to identify required changes to health care plan

4.3 Ensure continuing health care plans are made to reflect ongoing monitoring of health and continued care