CYW303 - Assessment and Recording In Cyw Practice
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|Last revision date||Oct 12, 2012 3:02:35 PM|
|Last review date||Oct 12, 2012 3:02:35 PM|
Assessment and Recording In Cyw Practice
This subject will examine the use and purpose of assessment instruments and recording tools used by various education and child and youth work organizations. Why agencies, organizations and schools keep records and how the information in these records is created, monitored and updated will be reviewed. Record keeping and goal setting may be different in different settings. Child and Youth Work is evolving and expanding to a variety of workplaces; therefore, an overview of the various assessment and documenting procedures used by various educational and child and youth work systems will assist the Child and Youth Worker to gain some familiarity with the assement, recording and reporting structures for children and youth
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
Upon completion of this, the learner will be able to:
1. Explain the concept of accountability of the
practitioner to self, agency and client, and relate it
to the legal and social implications of recording and
2. Demonstrate an ability to write objectively in reports
and logs and to demonstrate strength based recording.
3. Display familiarity with the various recording and
reporting forms and procedures used by
educational/social service agencies in relation to the
client at intake, during treatment, at termination and
4. Ability to assess behaviours in a developmental,
ecological and relational context
5. Exhibit an ability to assess clients? strengths, needs
6. Determine a client?s strengths and supports that could
contribute to lessen the challenges or situation, and
demonstrate the appropriate terminology and
writing techniques to record this information.
7. Satisfactorily complete two functional assessment
observations and reports; one in class, and one in the
8. Generate creative alternatives to assist in building a
behaviour support plan.
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