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Any skills based element within the unit must be assessed in the workplace or using workplace based evidence.
Understand the context of work to address offending behaviour
Identify the ways in which the physical, social, psychological and emotional development and functioning of individuals affects their behaviour and its associated patterns
Describe the potential impact of crime on victims and their needs
Define the role and responsibilities of a worker engaged in addressing offending behaviour with individuals, in the context of statutory requirements and agency practice
Apply principles of equality, diversity and anti-discriminatory practice to work with offending behaviour
Facilitate individuals to understand their offending behaviour and recognise the need to change
Communicate with individuals in a way which encourages reflection on their behaviour and its consequences
Encourage individuals to identify their own priorities in relation to their behaviour, recognise their potential for change, and set realistic achievable goals
Identify ways of encouraging individuals to recognise a need to change their behaviour and develop motivation to change
Facilitate individuals to address their offending behaviour and make relevant changes
Analyse the obstacles to change which may exist for individuals and methods of overcoming them
. Reinforce positive changes in an individual’s behaviour
. Evaluate the effectiveness of different ways of supporting individuals to change their behaviour