CHCDIS007 - Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Unit code: CHCDIS007 | Study level: TAFE
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Footscray Nicholson
Industry
St Albans
Sunshine
Werribee
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Overview

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate the empowerment of people with disability to deliver rights based services using a person-centred approach. It should be carried out in conjunction with individualised plans.

This unit applies to workers in varied disability contexts.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Assessment

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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • facilitated access to a wide variety of choices that will assist 2 people with disability to reach their personal goals, using: oral communication skills to maintain positive and respectful relationships with the person with disability; appropriate non-verbal communication strategies.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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