CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Unit code	CHCPRP001
Unit name	Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
Tafe NSW

Unit purpose

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility.

This unit applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health 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 plan

To demonstrate competence in this unit, you must successfully complete each of the following assessment events:

Event 1

Short answer questions - Theory questions

Event 2

Written task - Mandatory reporting

Assessment events

Assessment event 1: Short answer questions - Theory questions

This event requires you to demonstrate knowledge of implementing work practices which support the protection of young children and young people.

You must submit the following:

  1. Reponses to short answer questions

These items must address the criteria as listed in the table below.

You must meet the marking criteria below in order to successfully complete this assessment event.

1. Reponses to short answer questions

Respond correctly to each of the questions provided. Your responses must:

1. Be presented in the short answer question template.

2. Provide detail addressing all parts of each question with examples, as appropriate.

3. Use clear and concise language to ensure the intended meaning is understood.

4. Identify the source of information, as relevant.

Assessment event 2: Written task - Mandatory reporting

This event requires you to respond to two (2) scenarios using The Mandatory Reporter Guide to demonstrate your ability to identify and respond to children and young people at risk.

You will need to submit the following:

  1. Short answer questions template
  2. Copy of the MRG report for each scenario

These items must address the criteria as listed in the table below.

Note:

  • You are required to respond to the scenarios in this document.  Questions 1 to 7 in the SAQ template relate to Scenario 1: Kellie
  • Questions 8 to 15 relate to Scenario 2: Sevan.
  • The interactive online Mandatory Reporter Guide (MRG) has been developed to assist front-line mandatory reporters such as police officers, teachers, nurses, social workers, and NGO staff to determine whether a case meets the new risk of significant harm threshold for reporting children and young people at risk in NSW. The Mandatory Reporter Guide is available online at the Child Story Reporter or Keep Them Safe

You must meet the marking criteria below in order to successfully complete this assessment event.

1. Short answer questions template

Respond to each of the questions provided.

Your responses must:

1. Be presented in the Short answer questions template.

2. Provide detail addressing all parts of each question with examples, as appropriate.

3. Use clear and concise language to ensure the intended meaning is understood.

4. Provide references to the source of information, as relevant.

2. Copy of the MRG report for each scenario

In this section, submit:

1. A completed MRG report for each scenario addressed in the Short Answer questions template above.