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Unit of competency details

CHCPRP002 - Collaborate in professional practice (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 06/Aug/2015


Training packages that include this unit

Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080305 Personal Management Training  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080305 Personal Management Training  02/Nov/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

New unit.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, implement and evaluate collaborative practice.

This unit applies to health and community service practitioners who may collaborate on the delivery of services to individual clients, groups of clients, communities or sub-populations. They may work individually with shared clients, together with individual clients or work on projects or programs that address the needs of groups or sub-populations. Work is self-directed.

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.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element

1. Incorporate collaboration into own practice

1.1 Establish and maintain sustainable relationships based on mutual respect and trust

1.2 Cultivate collaborative communities and partnerships based on the potential benefits for clients, self and others

1.3 Reflect on the blockers  to effective collaboration and adopt personal philosophies and behaviours in response

1.4 Source, review and use information sources that support collaboration

1.5 Identify and pursue opportunities for collaboration

2. Establish collaborative approaches

2.1 Establish shared understandings of objectives and parameters

2.2 Agree on ways of working that acknowledge the different contributions of those involved and the need for an holistic approach

2.3 Acknowledge and integrate ethical approaches to information sharing and privacy

2.4 Identify and respond to professional and practical considerations including intellectual property issues

2.5 Organise, allocate and document tasks and activities in a cost-effective and equitable manner with clear, agreed outcomes

3. Implement collaborative approaches

3.1 Promote the confidence and support of others by demonstrating a high standard of personal engagement and professionalism

3.2 Contribute and share own professional expertise

3.3 Identify and act on opportunities to extend own expertise and learn from others as work progresses

3.4 Challenge, test and share ideas in a supportive way

3.5 Embrace and reflect on challenges and complexities and take responsibility for finding solutions

3.6 Honour own commitments and take responsibility for outcomes

4. Evaluate collaboration

4.1 Engage in an open process of review and evaluation with others

4.2 Reflect on own level of participation, relationships with others, and personal behaviour

4.3 Identify and seek opportunities to refine and expand own expertise

Foundation Skills

The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

New unit.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • established, implemented and evaluated a collaborative approach to at least 3 different projects or service delivery situations, demonstrating skills to address complex and interrelated challenges using:
  • collaborative communication
  • critical thinking
  • problem solving

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • legal and ethical considerations for collaborative practice, including:
  • copyright and intellectual property
  • privacy, confidentiality and disclosure
  • types of collaboration and collaborative projects that apply to particular areas of community services and health practice
  • different services models and professional philosophies in community services and health practice
  • types of behaviours that support effective collaborative relationships
  • benefits of collaboration for individuals, organisations and communities, including the value of collaboration as a problem-solving tool
  • types of tools and documents to support the establishment, implementation and maintenance of collaborative practice
  • typical blockers to the collaborative process, particularly in a service delivery context
  • different roles played by people in a collaborative process
  • typical problems encountered in a collaborative process and how they may be avoided or resolved
  • ways of evaluating projects in terms of their success as collaborative undertakings

Assessment Conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources
  • modelling of industry operating conditions, including presence of situations that allow interactions with individuals and organisations

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53