NZQA registered unit standard 26128 version 1 Page 1 of 5

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NZQA registered unit standard
26128 version 1
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Title
Gather, analyse and present information for youth development
purposes
Level
5
Credits
15
Purpose
People credited with this unit standard are able to: discuss
types of documentation used in youth development work and
their legal and ethical requirements, and describe
procedures/methods for gathering and analysing information;
prepare reports and documentation used in youth development
work under administrative supervision using organisational
protocols; prepare and present a summary of a youth
development report; and manage documentation for youth
development work according to organisational protocols.
Classification
Social Services > Youth Development
Available grade
Achieved
Explanatory notes
1
This unit standard is underpinned by the principle in the Youth Development Strategy
Aotearoa1 (YDSA) that youth development “needs good information”. It prepares
people to use their knowledge and understanding of youth development practice to
work with young people, and to practice accountably within established
organisational policies, procedures and protocols.
2
When contributing to achievement of a degree or any degree-related qualification,
assessment of this unit standard must be integrated within an approved programme
of study. Those providers wishing to offer a degree programme containing this
standard are referred to CMR 0222 for further information on requirements.
3
Glossary:
Administrative supervision is a form of management supervision where the
supervisor and employee agree on work to be done and the employee carries out the
work as agreed. The supervisor is responsible for monitoring the work of the
employee and providing assistance where necessary.
1Page
7, Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa, accessed from http://www.myd.govt.nz/aboutmyd/publications/youth-development-strategy-aotearoa.html
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Data is a collection of information from which conclusions can be drawn. Data may
be qualitative (eg open ended subjective data derived from interviews, focus groups,
open ended responses to surveys, interviews); or quantitative (eg data expressed as
a number derived from tests, closed surveys or other measures that can be
expressed on a numerical scale). Techniques for analysing data includes basic
quantitative data analysis such as frequency, average, mode, percentage, proportion;
and qualitative data analysis including content analysis, and the identification of
common themes, patterns and trends.
Documentation includes but is not limited to – case notes, assessment
documentation, intervention plans, care plans, review documentation, project plans,
court reports, performance reports, reflective writing, literature reviews, and
evaluation reports.
Informed consent is agreement to a procedure given by a person with the full
knowledge of the process used, the risks involved, probable consequences and
alternatives.
Organisational protocols are the guidelines, rules and regulations of an organisation
including its legal requirements, policies, procedures, templates and processes.
Youth/young people are people between the ages of 12 and 24.
4
Legislation covered by this unit standard includes but is not limited to the – Privacy
Act 1993; Human Rights Act 1993; Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act
1989; Official Information Act 1982.
5
Assessment notes:
This unit standard may be assessed against evidence of demonstrated performance
in the workplace and/or through the use of simulated workplace settings in an
educational environment. Workplace settings can include field or practice learning
placements.
Outcomes and evidence requirements
Outcome 1
Discuss types of documentation used in youth development practice and their legal and
ethical requirements, and describe procedures/methods for gathering and analysing
information.
Evidence requirements
1.1
Types of documentation used in youth development work are discussed.
Range
a minimum of four examples.
Types of documentation include but are not limited to – file notes,
court reports, referral letters/notes, case notes and files,
evaluation reports, financial reports, business activity reports.
Discussion includes – purpose, use, audience, structure, key data
and information, differences in use, limitations.
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1.2
Legal and ethical requirements of documentation used in youth development
work are discussed.
Range
1.3
discussion includes – legal and ethical requirements associated
with gathering, reporting, sharing and storing information about
young people.
Two procedures used to gather information are described.
Range
1.4
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one procedure using qualitative data and one using quantitative
data.
Description includes – process used; ethical, legal and cultural
considerations including use of informed consent and impact of
relevant legislation; organisational protocols used to gather
information.
Two methods for analysing gathered information are described.
Range
one method using qualitative data and one including quantitative
data.
Description includes – method used, constraints on method use,
validity and reliability of interpreted results.
Outcome 2
Prepare reports and documentation used in youth development work under administrative
supervision using organisational protocols.
Range
evidence of two examples of documentation used in youth development work,
including one report.
Evidence requirements
2.1
Requirements for documentation used in youth development work are agreed
with administrative supervisor.
Range
agreement includes – protocols; standards and templates to be
used; the type of information/data required; the degree of detail
required including any analysis, conclusions or recommendations;
any other information required; how the information will be stored
and shared.
2.2
Data collection processes are agreed according to organisational protocols.
2.3
Data is gathered and analysed according to organisational protocols.
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2.4
Draft documentation is prepared according to organisational protocols and is
discussed with colleagues and administrative supervisor to determine whether
documentation standards have been met.
Range
2.5
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documentation standards include – presentation, accuracy,
legibility and grammatical correctness; appropriate structuring and
referencing; use of evidence-based conclusions and/or
recommendations; appropriate use of Māori terminology.
Final draft documentation is prepared, taking into account feedback on draft,
and is of a standard to be approved by administrative supervisor.
Outcome 3
Prepare and present a summary of a youth development report.
Evidence requirements
3.1
Summary of a youth development report is prepared.
Range
3.2
summary includes – the key points regarding the method for
collecting and analysing data, the results obtained, the
conclusions drawn from the analysis including any
recommendations for action.
Presentation summarising a youth development report is given to a group of
peers.
Range
a minimum ten minute presentation to a minimum of three peers.
Outcome 4
Manage documentation for youth development work according to organisational protocols.
Evidence requirements
4.1
Organisational protocols for managing documentation for youth development
work are described.
Range
4.2
description includes – protocols for different types of
documentation, protocols for ensuring privacy and confidentiality
of different types of documentation, length of time documentation
is kept; organisational protocols for who is able to view the
documentation, how authorisation to share documentation is
obtained.
Organisational protocols are used to manage documentation for youth
development work.
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Planned review date
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31 December 2013
Status information and last date for assessment for superseded versions
Process
Version Date
Last Date for Assessment
Registration
1
14 April 2011
N/A
Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) reference
0222
This CMR can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
Please note
Providers must be granted consent to assess against standards (accredited) by NZQA,
before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses
of study leading to that assessment.
Industry Training Organisations must be granted consent to assess against standards by
NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.
Providers and Industry Training Organisations, which have been granted consent and
which are assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that
applies to those standards.
Requirements for consent to assess and an outline of the moderation system that applies
to this standard are outlined in the Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMRs). The
CMR also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations wishing
to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for tutors
and assessors, and special resource requirements.
Comments on this unit standard
Please contact the Community Support Services ITO Limited (Careerforce)
[email protected] if you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit
standard.
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