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Careerforce is reviewing seven unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the following domains:

Community Support Services (4)

Mental Health and Addiction Support (3)

We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the revised unit standards.

If your organisation wishes to comment on the proposed amended units, please reply to ProductFeedback@Careerforce.org.nz before the close of business on Friday 14 February 2020. 

The following changes have been made:

  • Where relevant, references to legislation and supporting documentation have been updated and expanded;
  • Edits have been made to terminology and wording for greater clarity in all unit standards;
  • The last date for assessment using the current versions of these standards will be 31 December 2021.

 

Community Support Services

Select the unit standard titles to read the revised unit standards.

US

Title Level

Credits

20966 Demonstrate knowledge of support needs of a person with a brain injury in an aged care, health, or disability setting 3 6
23383 Establish and facilitate a learning plan with a person requiring health or disability supports 4 6
 24656 Support a person to identify aspirations and needs in a health, disability, or community setting 5 10
24657 Develop a support plan with a person in a health, disability, or community setting 5 10

 

Mental Health and Addiction

Select the unit standard titles to read the revised unit standards.

US Title Level Credits
26971 Describe factors that contribute to mental health wellbeing and mental health problems 3 3
26972 Describe interventions and models used by mental health and addiction support workers when working with service users 3 4
26973 Support mental health and addiction service users and supports to engage with and review local services and resources 3 4