This unit describes the skills and knowledge to apply strategies to guide responsible behaviour of children and young people in a safe and supportive environment.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CHCECE006

Assessment

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: - communicated issues to a supervisor and negotiated solutions in a clear and appropriate manner at least twice; - guided behaviour using positive support techniques with at least two children and/or young people; - discussed behaviours of children and/or young people to plan and problem-solve in collaboration with others; - recorded observations and identified behaviours requiring support of children and/or young people using a range of methods, and; - used judgement to determine when to involve other staff for supported intervention.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - definitions of and differences between disruptive behaviour and behaviours of concern; - how learning difficulties or mental health issues may affect behaviour; - impacts of environment and culture on behaviour of children and/or young people; - communicative function of behaviour and positive support strategies to redirect behaviour and defuse situations, and; - organisational standards, policies and procedures.

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