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 ⇒ Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 3 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 393 Supporting individuals to develop selfadvocacy skills

Unit 393 Supporting individuals to develop selfadvocacy skills

This unit is one of the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care Optional Units and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. 1 Understand the need for self-advocacy
    1. 1.1 Outline the history of self-advocacy
    2. 1.2 Explain the effects of institutionalisation on individuals
    3. 1.3 Explain eugenics
    4. 1.4 Describe labels that Disabled People experience and their impact
    5. 1.5 Explain the benefits of self-advocacy
    6. 1.6 Explain the social model of disability
  2. 2 Be able to support individuals to self-advocate
    1. 2.1 Use active listening with individuals to understand their perspective
    2. 2.2 Work in ways that respect individual’s choice or viewpoint regardless of own view
    3. 2.3 Establish what individuals wants
    4. 2.4 Work with the individual to prepare them to self-advocate
    5. 2.5 Share information so individuals can make choices
    6. 2.6 Maintain boundaries within the self-advocacy relationship
    7. 2.7 Support individuals to participate in a meeting
  3. 3 Be able to support individuals to develop and use their own power
    1. 3.1 Describe what personal power and power imbalance mean in the context of social care
    2. 3.2 Describe ways an individual can take power
    3. 3.3 Identify barriers that stop individuals from being empowered
    4. 3.4 Support individuals to lead the advocacy relationship
    5. 3.5 Support the individual to challenge a decision
    6. 3.6 Support the individual to challenge stereotypes
  4. 4 Understand the impact of being able to self-advocate
    1. 4.1 Identify challenges and positive outcomes for individuals who self-advocate.
    2. 4.2 Identify opportunities to promote self-advocacy within own practice
    3. 4.3 Explain own personal motivation in supporting individuals to self-advocate
    4. 4.4 Reflect on the impact on own practice of supporting individuals to self-advocate

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