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 ⇒ Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 3 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 405 Enable individuals with mental health problems to develop alternative coping strategies

Unit 405 Enable individuals with mental health problems to develop alternative coping strategies

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 legal, service and social context of work with individuals in relation to their behaviour
    1. 1.1 Explain how the practice of working with individuals in relation to their behaviour is affected by: 1.1 A the purpose of the service provider 1.1 B the priorities of the service provider 1.1 C legislation
    2. 1.2 Explain how culture, gender and beliefs can affect views of acceptable and non-acceptable behaviour
    3. 1.3 Describe the personal, interpersonal and social factors that may influence or trigger behaviour that is seen as non-acceptable
    4. 1.4 Describe the sources of support available
    5. 1.5 Identify the range of sources of information about an individual
    6. 1.6 Explain how to assess and manage risks to own and others’ safety
    7. 1.7 Explain the ethical and moral issues that arise when dealing with behaviours that could harm the individual or others
  2. 2 Be able to gather and use relevant information to explore behavioural responses
    1. 2.1 Review information from a range of sources about the individual’s background, circumstances, behaviour and needs
    2. 2.2 Use strategies to establish a positive working relationship with the individual
    3. 2.3 Review information to confirm whether it provides an accurate basis on which to explore behavioural responses
    4. 2.4 Support the individual to identify patterns of behaviour that have a negative impact on themselves and others
    5. 2.5 Support the individual to recognise the impact of their behaviour on themselves and others
    6. 2.6 Support the individual to recognise triggers that may lead to patterns of behaviour that have a negative impact on themselves and others
    7. 2.7 Support the individual to identify ways in which they could change their behavioural response and what benefits this may bring to themselves and others
    8. 2.8 Recognise limitations of own role and the point at which you need to seek further support
  3. 3 Be able to work with an individual to plan a strategy for changing patterns of behaviour that have a negative impact
    1. 3.1 Support the individual to identify patterns of behaviour that they are willing to change
    2. 3.2 Produce a plan in partnership with the individual
    3. 3.3 Produce a record of what has been agreed with the individual
  4. 4 Be able to work with an individual and significant others to review a strategy for changing patterns of behaviour that have a negative impact
    1. 4.1 Conduct reviews according to the individual’s needs and the nature of the behaviour
    2. 4.2 Support the individual and significant others to evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy
    3. 4.3 Produce a record of the review
    4. 4.4 Communicate the results of the review to all those who have a right and need to receive them

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