This training aims to place alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers in a position to understand the benefits of writing effective case notes for them, their clients, and their workplace. It will provide participants with key examples, resources and activities to develop essential skills required for effective case note writing, record-keeping, and information sharing.
It will include the following:
- An introduction to case notes (definitions, purpose)
- An overview of evidence-based practice and principles for developing clinically-relevant and compliant case notes
- An understanding of the legal context and important concepts (e.g., consent, disclosure, confidentiality, privacy, access, ownership, record-keeping and reporting)
- Consideration of ethical and operational barriers to case note writing; and practical tips and resources for efficiently writing effective case notes
Rita Brien (Turning Point, Workforce Development)
Dr Adam Rubenis (Turning Point, Specialist Clinical Services).