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FACILITATE THE EMPOWERMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

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T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S

TABLE OF CONTENTS ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 2

COURSE INTRODUCTION …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 6

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ELEMENTS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA …………………………………………………………………………………………. 9

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 11

ASSESSMENT CONDITIONS ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 13

PRE-REQUISITES …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 13

TOPIC 1 – DEMONSTRATE COMMITMENT TO EMPOWERMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY …………………. 14

IDENTIFY CHANGES IN THE LEGAL, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL FRAMEWORKS WITHIN WHICH THE WORK IS

UNDERTAKEN ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 14

TRADITIONAL MODEL …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 14 MEDICAL MODEL ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 14 SOCIAL MODEL ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 14 SELF-DIRECTED MODEL …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 15

Person centered planning vs institutionalization ……………………………………………………………………………. 15 WHAT IS DISABLITY ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 15 DISABILITY VARIATIONS …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 15

Catergories of disablity ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 16 TYPES OF DISABLITY …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 16

acquired brain injury ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 16 autism spectrum disorder …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 17 cognitive disability……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 17 developmental delay ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 18 intellectual disability ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 18 neurological impairment …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 18 physical disability ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 18 sensory disability, including hearing, vision impairment …………………………………………………………………. 19 speech/language disability …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 19

LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR WORKING WITH PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY: ………………………………………………… 19 Discrimination …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 19 Dignity of risk ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 19 Duty of Care ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 20 Mandatory reporting …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 20 Privacy, confidentiality and disclosure ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 20 work health and safety……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 21 Codes of conduct ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 21 Work role boundaries – responsibilities and limitations ………………………………………………………………….. 21

INDICATORS OF ABUSE ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 22 Financial abuse ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 22 Neglect …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 22 Sexual abuse ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 23 Physical abuse …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 23 Emotional abuse ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 23

IDENTIFY WAYS SOCIETY CAN AFFECT THE LEVEL OF IMPAIRMENT EXPERIENCED BY A PERSON WITH

DISABILITY ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 23

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SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS OF DISABLITY ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 24 SOCIAL JUSTICE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING AND RESPECTING EACH PERSON AS AN INDIVIDUAL …………………………… 24

social justice ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 24 access and equity ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 24 THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING AND RESPECTING EACH PERSON AS AN INDIVIDUAL ……………………….. 25

REFLECT ON PERSONAL VALUES AND ATTITUDES REGARDING DISABILITY AND ACKNOWLEDGE THEIR

POTENTIAL IMPACT WHEN WORKING IN DISABILITY CONTEXTS ………………………………………………………….. 26

PERSONAL VALUES WHEN WORKING WITH PERSONS WITH A DISABLITY ………………………………………………………………….. 26 principles of disablity ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 26

ETHICAL ISSUES …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 27 Dealing with ethical dilemmas …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 27

DEVELOP AND ADJUST OWN APPROACHES TO FACILITATE EMPOWERMENT ………………………………………… 28

PRINCIPLES OF EMPOWERMENT ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 28 RIGHTS-BASED APPROACH …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 28 METHODS TO DEVELOP AND ADJUST OWN APPROACHES ………………………………………………………………………………….. 28

Seeking feedback ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 29 Taking part in professional development ………………………………………………………………………………………. 29 Training ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 29 self-reflection ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 29

TOPIC 2- FOSTER HUMAN RIGHTS …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 30

ASSIST THE PERSON WITH DISABILITY TO UNDERSTAND THEIR RIGHTS ………………………………………………… 30

UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (CRPD) …………………………………………… 30 STRATEGIES THAT ASSIST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TO EXERCISE THEIR RIGHTS AND SUPPORT ………………………………………. 30 COMMUNICATING RIGHTS TO CLIENTS ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 31

DELIVER SERVICES THAT ENSURE THE RIGHTS AND NEEDS OF THE PERSON ARE UPHELD IN THE CONTEXT OF

PERSON-CENTEREDNESS ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 32

Client rights ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 32 client needs ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 32 Ensuring a person centered response to procedural reviews ……………………………………………………………. 32 rights of a person with a disablity ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 33 clarifying the rights of people with a disablity ……………………………………………………………………………….. 33

SEEKING ASSISTANCE TO ENSURE CLIENT RIGHTS ARE ABLE TO BE MET …………………………………………………………………… 33

ENSURE THE CULTURAL NEEDS OF THE PERSON ARE IDENTIFIED, ACCEPTED AND UPHELD ……………………… 34

CULTURAL OBLIGATIONS ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 34 Example aboriginls with disablity …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 34

FACTORS IMPACTING ON CULTURAL NEEDS ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 34 IMMIGRATION STATUS …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 34 FACTORS THAT MAY IMPACT ON QUALITY SERVICE ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 35

IDENTIFY BREACHES OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESPOND AND REPORT ACCORDING TO ORGANISATION

PROCEDURES ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 36

REPORTING NEEDS ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 36 BREACHES TO HUMAN RIGHTS ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 36

examples of breaches …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 36 IDENTIFYING BREACHES TO HUMAN RIGHTS …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 37

IDENTIFY INDICATIONS OF POSSIBLE ABUSE AND/OR NEGLECT AND REPORT ACCORDING TO ORGANISATION

PROCEDURE ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 38

TYPES OF HARM, ABUSE OR NEGLECT…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 38

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PEOPLE WHO ARE VUNERABLE TO ABUSE …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 38 ENABLE CLINETS TO COME FOWARD ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 39

indicators of harm, neglect and abuse ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 39 HARM NEGLECT AND ABUSE …………………..