Facilitate individualised plans

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 CHCICS402A, 'Facilitate individualised plans'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Facilitate individualised plans' 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



1. Establish and maintain appropriate relationship with the client

1.1 Introduce oneself appropriately

1.2 Demonstrate courtesy towards the client

1.3 Conduct interpersonal exchanges in a manner that develops, and maintains trust

1.4 Maintain confidentiality and privacy of the person within organisation policy and protocols

1.5 Conduct interpersonal exchanges in a manner that respects cultural sensitivities and needs

1.6 Support the interests, rights and decision-making of the person in all dealings

2. Provide information about the planning process

2.1 Explain the purpose of the planning process

2.2 Discuss different planning options with the client

2.3 Work with the client to select most appropriate planning option

3. Facilitate development of the individualised plan

3.1 Work with the client to determine readiness for the development of an individualised plan

3.2 Work with the client to determine stakeholders to be included in the planning process

3.3 Determine the place and time for planning that best meets client needs

3.4 Organise venue and provide invitations and necessary background material to relevant stakeholders

3.5 Follow process requirements of the planning tool or template

3.6 Prepare relevant documents prior to the planning session

3.7 Conduct any required assessments or liaise with the assessor prior to the planning session

3.8 Conduct planning session in a manner that respects the client's perspective, fosters their strengths and capacities and promotes their participation

3.9 Manage any conflict or differences with regard for the client's perspective

3.10 Clearly record the planning activities and summarise and provide details for feedback

4. Determine risks associated with supporting the individualised plan

4.1 Conduct environmental risk assessment for functions associated with supporting the plan

4.2 Conduct risk assessment specific to client's circumstances

4.3 Discuss elements of risk with the client

4.4 Work with the client to identify strategies to remove or reduce risk

4.5 Develop strategies to remove or reduce risk according to organisation policy and procedures and legislative requirements

4.6 Identify other risks to the person and report accordingly

5. Implement and review individualised plan

5.1 Provide information and support to assist client to monitor their plan

5.2 Provide information and support to relevant others to implement the plan

5.3 Respond to reports of variation in client's circumstances that could affect the support requirements

5.4 Work with client and relevant others to make any required adjustments to the individualised plan

5.5 Facilitate discussion with client and supervisor to identify areas of the individualised plan that require review

5.6 Facilitate discussion with the client and supervisor in a manner that acknowledges the client as their own expert

5.7 Facilitate discussion with the client and supervisor in a manner that supports client self determination

6. Complete documentation, including writing or amending an individualised plan

6.1 Comply with the organisation's reporting requirements

6.2 Complete documentation according to organisation policy and protocols

6.3 Maintain documentation in a manner consistent with reporting requirements

6.4 File documentation organisation policy and protocols

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCICS402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC40408 - Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work
  • CHC40108 - Certificate IV in Aged Care
  • CHC40208 - Certificate IV in Home and Community Care
  • CHC40308 - Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC42008 - Certificate IV in Employment Services
  • CHC30408 - Certificate III in Disability