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Course Duration: 1 day

Defensible Documentation

Improved professional record keeping

Client records and progress notes are key tools in recording client progress, demonstrating duty of care and informing decision making. This practical course will help participants improve their documentation, making records more effective, relevant and efficient.

Course Detail

Far from being a trivial administrative document, client records and progress notes are key tools in recording client progress, demonstrating our duty of care and informing decision making.

This important and practical course will help participants improve their documentation, making records more effective, relevant and efficient. It includes direct practice of all the skills covered, with individual feedback, along with take-home tools and templates for use in future writing.

Topics include

  • Types of records
  • Suggested formats
  • Improved writing style
  • Inclusive and respectful language
  • The legal and practical role of client records
  • ABODE guidelines for case notes:
    Accurate, Brief, Objective and factual, Direct quotes, Easily understood
  • Legal awareness and compliance including privacy, consent, discrimination, FOI, duty of care evidence, information collection and storage

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home resource package.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.
•Government •Community •Healthcare •Commercial •Education

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Group Bookings

Need this course, or something similar, for your team? We have separate group pricing for custom training.

Instead of attending a public course, it can be more cost-effective if we run this course for your team at your premises on a date of your choosing.

Contact us to discuss your specific needs & to obtain a quote.

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Public training PRICES 2024

Our scheduled public training courses are held at our venue and include take-home course materials and all-day catering.

Price per person:

One-day courses: $315 Standard | $215 NFP | $145 Concession

Two-day courses: $540 Standard | $370 NFP | $250 Concession

Half-day courses: $190 Standard | $130 NFP | $85 Concession

  • Standard: Corporate and Government
  • NFP: Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals
  • Concession: Concession Card Holders paying as individuals

 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PUBLIC TRAINING

We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee toward catering and materials ($25 half day | $45 one day | $90 two days). Links to apply for scholarships are shown in individual events when available.

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Download our Course Catalogue 2024 to see brief descriptions of courses.

Our Professional Development Courses for Community Services & Healthcare Organisations 2024 brochure contains information about courses to suit community services and healthcare organisations.

Download our Professional Development Courses for Corporate and Government Organisations 2024 brochure for more information on courses to suit corporate and government bodies.

CUSTOM training PRICES 2024

Custom courses for your organisation are suitable for groups of 6 to 24 people and include quality take-home materials and content customisation.

Price per group from:

One-day courses: $2400 Standard | $1900 NFP

Two-day courses: $4800 Standard | $3800 NFP

Half-day courses: $1500 Standard | $1250 NFP

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