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

Describe how to manage reactions arising from a traumatic event 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114942  Describe how to manage reactions arising from a traumatic event 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Life Skills 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies People/Human-Centred Development 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-06-26  2007-08-16  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-08-16   2011-08-16  

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
244578  Describe how to manage reactions arising from a traumatic event  Level 3  NQF Level 03   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard will lead learners to acquire knowledge and skill to effectively manage risks arising from trauma and loss in themselves or others. It could be useful for peer counsellors, community counsellors and managers to understand the debriefing process and to know to refer individuals who have experienced a traumatic event.

A manager in the context of this Unit Standard is the manager of a small business and first line managers of business units, team leaders and supervisors in medium and large organisations. The term business unit implies a small business, cost centre, section or department.

The Unit Standard was developed as a means of contributing to change in leadership focus and empowering managers to look at people issues.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Recognising reactions to post trauma stress.
  • Explaining trauma debriefing and the referral process.
  • Explaining possible support strategies. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication at NQF Level 1. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is:
  • A traumatic event includes, but is not limited to, loss or trauma resulting from crime and violence, terrorism, sexual assault, road accidents, death, divorce, AIDS, serious terminal illness and natural disasters. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Recognise reactions to post trauma stress. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of trauma is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The concept of post trauma stress is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Observable cognitive symptoms that could indicate post trauma stress are described with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to; decision making ability, concentration, memory and disorientation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Observable emotional symptoms that could indicate post trauma stress are described with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to, loss of emotional control, inappropriate emotional response, anxiety and depression.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Observable behavioural symptoms that could indicate post trauma stress are described with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to, behavioural changes, anti social acts, substance abuse.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Observable physical symptoms that could indicate post trauma stress are described with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to, respiratory problems, fatigue and illness.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain trauma debriefing and the referral process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of trauma debriefing is explained and an indication is given of when debriefing is appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The process and techniques followed in trauma debriefing are outlined with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Support services available for trauma debriefing are identified in a specific area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The process to be followed in referring an individual for debriefing is explained with reference to the process of a specific organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain possible support strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Possible post trauma support strategies are explained and an indication is given of when each is appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which a traumatised individual can be reasonably accommodated are identified for a specific situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A report on how the individual is to be reasonably accommodated in a specific situation is compiled and communicated to the appropriate parties. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • This Unit Standard will be assessed by an assessor and moderated by a moderator, registered with the relevant accredited ETQA responsible for the quality assurance of this Unit Standard.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider through the appropriate quality assuring ETQA, or Learning Programme approval with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the quality assuring ETQA.
  • Verification (external moderation) of assessment and moderation by the provider, will be conducted by the relevant quality assuring ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant Qualification and the agreed ETQA policy and procedures.
  • An individual wishing to be assessed through RPL against this Unit Standard, may apply to an assessment agency or provider institution accredited by the relevant quality assuring ETQA, or by an ETQA that has a formal agreement/accreditation with the relevant quality assuring ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and evaluate information in recognising the symptoms of post-traumatic stress. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in compiling a report on the reasonable accommodation of an individual in a specific situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate cultural sensitivity in referring an individual and proposing a strategy to accommodate an individual in a specific situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 244578, which is "Describe how to manage reactions arising from a traumatic event", Level 3, 2 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49128   National Certificate: Community Health Work  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-04-08  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49688   National Certificate: Victim Empowerment  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  58577   National Certificate: General Security Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  58761   Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "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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    8. Boitjhorisong Resource Centre 
    9. BOLAND COLLEGE 
    10. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    11. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    12. BTC TRAINING AFRICA PTY LTD 
    13. Centre for Creative Education/Iziko La Bantu Be Afrika NPC 
    14. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
    15. Compass Academy of Learning 
    16. Custoda Trust 
    17. D M Management and Consulting 
    18. Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd 
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    20. DEVELO CC 
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    29. EBENEZER TRAINING HOUSE FOR EARLY LEARNING 
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    37. FLAVIUS MAREKA FET COLLEGE 
    38. FURNITURE WORLD TRAINING CENTRE 
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    42. Gert Sibande Public FET College - Central Office 
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    75. MATHS CENTRE INCORPORATING SCIENCES 
    76. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    77. Mnambithi FET College - Central Office 
    78. Mochochonono Training Solutions cc 
    79. Motheo Training Institute Trust 
    80. NATAL EARLY LEARNING RESOURCE UNIT TRUST 
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    82. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    83. Networx for Career Development 
    84. New Beginnings Training and Development Organisation 
    85. Next Step Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    86. Noni Community Development 
    87. Northern Cape Urban College: Kimberley Campus 
    88. Northlink College 
    89. Northshore Trading 19CC t/a Makakhaunye Training and Development Agency 
    90. NTATAISE TRUST 
    91. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    92. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    93. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    94. Orbis Security Solutions Pty Ltd 
    95. Orbit FET College - Central Office 
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    97. Penreach 
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