Writing Effective Case Notes: Advanced Considerations

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LEAD is pleased to offer this ‘must-do’ event as part of “The Essentials” series of workshops. These specially priced professional development events are part of LEADS’s strategy to upskill all front-line workers in the core competencies that are vital to our sector.

This workshop explores the foundations for best practice in case notes and recording in a variety of family work settings. It includes the key ethical, legal and professional accountability considerations in making notes for different requirements; whether for your organisation’s notes, to support court proceedings, when case notes are kept within an organisation or the client has access to view their case notes.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify key features of case records for ethical, legal and professional accountability requirements;
  • Identify key content for case records in brief interventions, individual and family work, group work;
  • Identify common pitfalls in case records and how to avoid them, and
  • Increase confidence in making case records in ways that are respectful of service users and compatible with strengths based practice.



Carolyn Quinn

Carolyn has over 30 years experience in the child, family and community services field in varied roles. She has specialty skills and experience in prevention and early intervention services to support families, child protection and family violence and disability issues.

She is the principal consultant in C. Quinn Consultancy Pty Ltd, with over 20 years experience delivering consultancy services to government and NGO agencies.

This has included supporting large and small organisations in developing relevant and practical evaluation systems, conducting research, numerous program evaluation projects, organisational development and review, strategic planning, leadership development and training on a range of topics.

Cost: $50.00+GST

Morning tea and lunch provided. Please advise of special dietary needs, or other needs when you register online.


More Information

LEAD, ph 9620 6172 or email info@leadpda.org.au

Code: SD2025

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