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Chccs411A Work Effectively in the Community Sector

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CHCCS411A Work effectively in the community sector

Assignment 2: Research a sector of the Community Services Industry

You need to choose a sector of the Community Services Industry and research the current issues influencing service delivery in that sector and answer the questions below based on your research. A sector could include:

Aged care
Home and community care
Disability services
Alcohol and other drugs
Family and domestic violence
Mental Health
Housing
Community development
Community work
Youth work and juvenile justice
Children’s services
Child protection
Employment services

Answer the following questions based on your research:

State the sector you have researched

Identify the current needs of this sector’s target group.

Identify a Community Service organisation within this sector.

What are the roles and functions of this organisation?

What have been the organisation’s responses to the changing needs of this target group?

How does this organisation demonstrate a commitment to access and equity principles?

What strategies has the organisation implemented to improve work practices?

The following questions are about self-reflection.

For each of the following, identify 2 strategies you could undertake in regards to your personal communication skills in the workplace.

To review or reflect on your personal communication skills in the workplace (i.e. review or reflect on how well you use your skills)

To revise your personal skills in communication in the workplace (i.e. using your reflections to revise what you do and do it differently next time)

What is the purpose of reflecting on your own work practices?

What work practices could you reflect on?

Reflect on your current skills, knowledge, qualities or attributes in regards to working in the Community Services Industry and...