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 ⇒ Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 4 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 683 Facilitate the development of effective group practice in health and social care or children and young people’s settings

Unit 683 Facilitate the development of effective group practice in health and social care or children and young people’s settings

This unit is one of the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care Optional Units and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. 1. Understand how groups develop and function in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings
    1. 1.1 Analyse the impact of theories and models on group work practice
    2. 1.2 Explain how to form and maintain a cohesive and effective group
    3. 1.3 Explain how different facilitation styles may influence: a. group dynamics b. lifecycle of the group c. group outcomes d. development of roles within the group
    4. 1.4 Explain why it is important to be clear about the purpose and desired outcomes for the group
    5. 1.5 Analyse the importance of participant engagement in achieving group outcomes.
  2. 2. Be able to create a climate that facilitates effective groups in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings
    1. 2.1 Evaluate methods that may be utilised in facilitating groups
    2. 2.2 Prepare an environment that is conducive to the functioning of the group
    3. 2.3 Work with a group/s to agree acceptable group and individual behaviour
    4. 2.4 Work with a group to negotiate and agree tasks, desired outcomes and ways of working.
  3. 3. Be able to facilitate a group in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings
    1. 3.1 Use a range of methods to accommodate different learning styles within the group
    2. 3.2 Provide a group experience where participants are engaged and stimulated
    3. 3.3 Intervene effectively in a group session to improve the learning process.
  4. 4. Be able to enhance learning through the constructive use of power, authority and influence in group work in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings
    1. 4.1 Demonstrate inclusive practice when facilitating groups
    2. 4.2 Support consensus and manage conflict within a group
    3. 4.3 Explain how to challenge excluding or discriminatory behaviour
    4. 4.4 Demonstrate how to manage diverse group behaviours
    5. 4.5 Explain when to refer issues and areas of concern.
  5. 5. Be able to monitor and review the work of a group in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings
    1. 5.1 Work with a group to agree monitoring and review processes
    2. 5.2 Implement systems and processes to monitor and review the progress of a group
    3. 5.3 Assess the effectiveness of a group in relation to identified outcomes
    4. 5.4 Reflect on strengths and areas for development in own practice of facilitating groups

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