UNIT SW8 – INTRODUCTION TO OUTREACH SEXUAL HEALTH WORK

AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME CODE NO: 79088
CENTRE NAME: BRENTWOOD SEXPLAINED LTD CENTRE NO: 83015

UNIT TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO OUTREACH SEXUAL HEALTH WORK

CURRICULUM AREA(S):
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – PERSONAL, SOCIAL & HEALTH EDUCATION

DATE OF VALIDATION: 17 October 2012

UNIT DESCRIPTION: This is a classroom and practice based Unit using examples, role play, standard
textbooks, professional publications from the Internet, tutor prepared handouts and worksheets to help the
student acquire knowledge and understanding of outreach sexual health work.

PROCEDURES FOR MAKING AND RECORDING ASSESSMENTS:
Assessed by teacher through inspection (1,9-17) and observation (2-8).
All assessments recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet.

LEVEL: Level 3
NOTIONAL LEARNING TIME: 30 hours

OUTCOMES TO BE ACCREDITED
In successfully completing this Unit the student will have

experienced
1. undertaking a pre-training assessment of own background knowledge;
2. watching a PowerPoint presentation about defining outreach and off-site work;
3. watching a PowerPoint presentation about defining different target client groups;
4. watching a PowerPoint presentation about talking about sex in different outreach settings;
5. watching a PowerPoint presentation about maintaining professional boundaries during outreach work;
6. 
watching a PowerPoint presentation about partnerships in outreach and ‘off site’ work;
7. watching a PowerPoint presentation about personal safety during outreach work;
8. taking part in group discussion about outreach work;

demonstrated the ability to
9. identify, access and explore recommended reading material and websites to find up-to-date information about the outreach work;
10. explain why maintaining personal safety is important during outreach work;
11. identify and explore at least four precautions you can take to ensure your safety during outreach work;
12. identify and explore at least four reasons why it is important to maintain professional boundaries during outreach sexual health work;
13. identify and explore at least four ways to build partnerships in outreach sexual health work;
14. identify and explore at least four reasons why clients may not engage with you during outreach sexual health work;
15. identify and explore at least four ways you would gain access to new locations in which you could promote sexual health;
16. identify and explore three different approaches you would use to access male dominated venues to promote sexual health;
17. identify and explore three different approaches you would use to access female dominated venues to promote sexual health.

EVIDENCE TO BE OFFERED
Student completed worksheets (1,9-17)
Teacher checklist (2-8)

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