Advocate on behalf of the community

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 HLTAHW044, 'Advocate on behalf of the community'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Advocate on behalf of the community' 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 define the essential outcomes.

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

1. Identify issues of concern to the community

1.1 Contact key people in the community and assist them to identify issues of concern relating to health

1.2 Facilitate discussion among key people to clarify identified community concerns

1.3 Confirm information about community concerns with key people and record, in line with community and organisation requirements

2. Develop a strategy for addressing the issues

2.1 Provide key community representatives with information about options for meeting identified community needs

2.2 Assist key community representatives to identify the community's preferred option

2.3 Develop strategies in consultation with key people and the community

2.4 Review strategies in consultation with the community

3. Communicate the concerns to relevant agencies

3.1 Identify relevant individuals or agencies and contact them about the issues of concern

3.2 Represent the community’s point of view clearly to those involved

3.3 Discuss progress/outcome of the issue with key people and the community

3.4 Maintain community and individual confidentiality

4. Promote the rights, needs and interests of the community

4.1 Regularly discuss rights and needs of the community with workers, other individuals and agencies, in appropriate forums

4.2 Make suggestions for improving services to workers, other individuals and agencies

4.3 Facilitate implementation of change in line with community, organisation and any associated regulatory requirements