Flashcards in Plan and Conduct Programs Deck (40)
what three aspects do you need to consider when designing effective program
participants needs, preferences and expectations
relates to what a person likes over another
something that is necessary for the participant
relates to what a person perceives they will achieve or experience
what is a good way to clarify what participants have told you?
summarise what they have told you and repeat back to them for clarification
examples of participant needs
competition or performance targets
- assist with self improvement
- fitness targets
- lifestyle adjustment
- social opportunities
examples of participant needs- competition or performance targets
may participate because
- they enjoy being competitive or
-want to achieve certain level of achievement such as personal best effort
examples of participant needs-assist with self improvement
may want to
-improve physical, social, mental, spiritual health of perception of themselves.
- May want cosmetic benefits such as weight loss
examples of participant needs-fitness targets
may need to improve fitness levels and achieve specific fitness targets
examples of participant needs-lifestyle adjustment
people hope to gain health benefits through being regularly active
examples of participant needs-social opportunities
participate in a session to socialise and meet new people, Will achieve this is session is group based.
what is a special requirement
is anything that is needed, must be done or necessary for the participant to take part in a program
examples of special requirements
- disability/ injury or medical condition
- low self-esteem/ requiring extra support or motivation
- availability due to work/study or family commitments
- physical condition such as being overweight, unfit, elderly or pregnant
how to judge or decide if you need to refer a participant
Through using a PAR-Q (physical activity readiness questionnaire)
some questions include:
- do you feel pain in your chest when you do physical activity?
- is your doctor currently prescribing drugs for blood pressure or heart condition?
- do you ever lose balance due to dizziness or ever lose consciousness?
identifying participants who should not participate
when conducting program important to identify and advise participants of any reasons they should not participate.
May discover when clarifying needs, preferences and expectations and special requirements that they have
-medical condition, prescribed drugs or injuries.
- Instructor not trained to determine their potential harm so must refer to external assistance
external assistance/ health professionals
- accredited exercise physiologist
- occupational therapist
- massage therapist
- sports physician/sports doctor
- medical practitioner
what relevant legislation do you need to be aware of when planning and conducting a program
- work health and safety/ occupational health and safety requirements
- equal opportunity and anti- discrimination
- privacy and confidentiality
- working with children requirements
enables you to identify and eliminate potential risks and plan of action to deal with it.
Identify- assess the risk - determine and implement control measures
how does a program differ from a session
a program is a series of sessions or schedule of activities whereas a session is one of the individual parts of the program
sources of information required to plan a program of sessions
- number of participants taking part in program'
- needs, expectations and preferences of participants
- their ages
- skill level and ability
- previous experience
- location of the program
- date and time of the program
- type of program and how many sessions
- equipment available
what do you do once determining the size, scope and sessions that will make up your program
identify and plan the staff, equipment and resources required and ensure appropriate for the program
include hired staff or volunteers such as parents. When choosing staff need to consider:
- number of participants (supervision ratios may apply)
- any specific qualification required (first aid cert?)
- legislative requirements ( WWCC)
-refers to all physical resources required to successfully run a session, including safety equipment.
-Ensure to create equipment checklist to avoid forgetting things.
-Check all equipment for damage and deterioration
-before conducting session confirm availability of all required resources.
Resources can be: - physical - transport and related logistical requirements - financial - human
examples of organisational policies and procedures related to planning, conducting and evaluating programs
- safety procedures
- risk analysis process
- communication protocols
- roles and responsibilities of different people
- reporting channels
- reporting and record keeping
- frequency and scope of equipment checks
what are equipment specifications
are the information provided by the supplier of the equipment detailing performance requirements, what its made from and how it has been fabricates swell as any test and inspection requirements
why is a program plan useful
-design a program and document a program plan to meet and identify participant needs and abilities
-ensure you have everything you need and that the program will run smoothly
elements of a program plan
- program description
- dates and times
- size and types of participants
- equipment and resources
- budgetary contraints
- session outline and schedules
involves ensuring everyone feels included and part of the group.
-Can do so by modifying and adapting activities to ensure everyone has opportunity to participate. Can do so by applying the CHANGE IT model