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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Identify and apply strategies to deal with risk behaviour to promote psychological health and wellness 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114483  Identify and apply strategies to deal with risk behaviour to promote psychological health and wellness 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Psychology 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies General Social Science 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-01-23  2008-02-06  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-02-06   2012-02-06  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
252513  Apply established strategies and procedures to deal with risk behaviour and promote personal wellbeing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is for learners required to support and work closely with individuals, groups or communities in order to maintain psychological health and wellness. It will also assist learners to be aware of and identify potential risk behaviour in individuals within the context of a group, family or community.Such learners will also be able to develop skills in motivating and supporting individuals to deal with their risk behaviour in order to promote psychological health and wellness.

A person credited with this Unit Standard will be capable of:
  • Identifying relevant risk behaviours and indicating their implications
  • Compiling information that promotes psychological health and wellness
  • Identifying and applying strategies for changing risk behaviour
  • Measuring the effectiveness of the intervention 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Prior knowledge of the facts around the specific risk condition under discussion, and related issues, and the implications for the psychological health and general wellbeing of the client e.g. TB, STI`s, HIV/AIDS, obesity, substance abuse, reckless driving, gender abuse (e.g. US health promotion) at a minimum of NQFlevel 2.
  • Communication and literacy at NQF level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify relevant risk behaviours and their implications within a specific context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The term risk behaviour is explained in terms of its effect on the individual, group, family or community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Risk behaviours are identified and explained in terms of the associated attitudes, false beliefs knowledge gaps in terms of the effect on the individual, group, family or community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Risk behaviours are identified and described in terms of their psychological, physical, social and economic impact on the individual, family, group and community. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Risk behaviours are practices that compromise quality of life and life expectancy of self and others in terms of physical, emotional, social and psychological wellness.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and apply strategies for changing risk behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The appropriate changes in risk behaviour for the individual or group are identified in order to promote psychological health and general wellness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Alternative ways of achieving behaviour change are identified and explained with the individual, group, family or community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A plan of action is compiled for implementation in order to change risk behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Skills within the target individual or group necessary to change risk behaviour are identified. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Measure the effectiveness of the intervention. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Methods of motivation to promote the changed behaviour are identified and explained to the individual, group, family or community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The effectiveness of the intervention is assessed in terms of change in behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A report is compiled of the process of the intervention. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Compile information that promotes psychological health and wellness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The relevant information relating to psychological health and wellness is gathered from scientifically reliable sources. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The sources include reliable newspapers, intenet, libraries, articles, journals.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Information is interpreted, organised and compiled to promote psychological health and wellness of the individual, group, family and community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Relevant information is conveyed to the individual, group, family, or community in terms of the impact of risk behaviour. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of this Unit Standard should be contextual and practical as far as possible.
    Please make sure the following is consistent is the same across all unit standards
  • Assessors must be registered as assessors with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Assessors, accredited by the appropriate ETQA, will assess a learner`s competency.
  • Moderators must be registered assessors with the appropriate ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the appropriate ETQA.
  • Accreditation and moderation mechanisms and requirements must meet the requirements of SAQA ensuring that the processes that are followed are transparent, affordable and support the development of the NQF. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of:
  • Psychological health and wellness 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to risk behaviours in the context of the individual, group, family or community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to gather information dealing with psychological health and wellness. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information relating to strategies to deal with risk behaviours. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with individuals or groups in order to manage the process of the intervention. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This Unit Standard has been replaced by Unit Standard 252513, which is "Apply established strategies and procedures to deal with risk behaviour and promote personal wellbeing", Level 4, 3 credits.

    Values
  • Scientific value of objectivity and non-bias

    Activity Hours
    Classroom learning 20
    On the job learning with coaching 30
    Self-directed learning 10
    Other
    Total: 60 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  58396   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development: HIV/AIDS Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-11-07  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  48665   National Certificate: Community Development: HIV/AIDS support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-11-07  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49131   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Health Work  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  58163   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Recreation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  49531   Further Education and Training Certificate: Inclusive Education  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  57428   Further Education and Training Certificate: Youth Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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