Work effectively in social and emotional wellbeing

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 HLTAHW049, 'Work effectively in social and emotional wellbeing'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work effectively in social and emotional wellbeing' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to 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. Work within the context of social and emotional wellbeing

1.1 Acknowledge differences between roles of social and emotional wellbeing workers and Aboriginal Primary Health Care workers as appropriate

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

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

1.4 Work within the role and limitations of the worker’s job definition and community expectations of their role

2. Work within the legal and ethical boundaries of the social and emotional wellbeing worker

2.1 Complete documentation in accordance with legal and ethical requirements

2.2 Maintain confidentiality in accordance with organisational policies and protocols

2.3 Include traditional healers in the health team as appropriate

2.4 Liaise with other organisations as appropriate

2.5 Consider the rights of the individual in all work undertaken within the social and emotional wellbeing area

2.6 Carry out duties within the Mental Health Act (or equivalent) as required for social and emotional wellbeing work

3. Maintain accountability and responsibilities

3.1 Access and work in accordance with organisation policies and procedures in regard to workers

3.2 Undertake all work within the organisation’s reporting and accountability frameworks

3.3 Follow organisation occupational health and safety guidelines

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

3.5 Observe organisation requirements for participation in processes as appropriate (e.g. in regard to performance appraisal systems)

4. Observe professional boundaries when working

4.1 Define, understand and communicate professional boundaries to clients in a culturally appropriate manner

4.2 Maintain confidentiality when working with clients and other agencies

4.3 Observe organisational boundaries when working with clients and other agencies

4.4 Clarify organisation expectations with particular regard to the professional and personal boundaries in social and emotional wellbeing work in relation to counselling other staff, or advising management on staff counselling

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

5.1 Demonstrate in all work undertaken, 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

5.2 Maintain in all work undertaken, a demonstrated commitment to the empowerment of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and access and equity principles

5.3 Give clients, family and community opportunities to participate in service planning and support activities

5.4 Plan and implement social and emotional wellbeing work taking into account personal values, history, experiences and family/kinship