This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with individuals or groups in specific communities and support their engagement in making decisions that affects their lives.
This unit applies to workers in both health and community sectors and/or a community development work context. Workers at this level will be part of a professional team and under the guidance of a supervisor.
Social, political, cultural and historical issues that affect or are relevant to specific communities and groups.
Models of society.
Understanding socialisation theory.
Specific information relating to a client community group.
Researching individual and group issues in a specific community.
Engaging effectively with a range of individuals from a specific community group.
Obtaining community acceptance after engagement.