Case Notes Recording for CAFS
Monday August 7, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
This 4-hour workshop provides theoretical as well as practical training in understanding the role & importance of case notes & report witing using the Best Interests Case Practice Model (BICPM) framework to ensure best outcomes & quality assurance in line with professional standards. The training aims to develop participants’ skills in this important area through discussion and exercises.
Participants will gain an understanding of:
- Legislative requirements
- Contents of case notes
- Effective case notes
- Barriers & poor recording
- Structure of case notes
- Changes to case notes
- BICPM framework
- BICPM Descriptive evidence-based case notes
- Constructive feedback
- Self-reflecting on my case notes
- Report writing processes
- What type of report is required, begin the information gathering process, planning to write, what is the purpose, who are the audiences, what is the structure & outline, then begin to write the report in a draft form, revise, proof-read and make any amendments or editing to the report, complete the final stage of the report
- Case study
- Develop effective case note recording
- Awareness of legislation, regulations & agency requirements
- BICPM Best practice principles in relation to case note recording
- How to ensure case noting is professional curiosity, strengths-based, solution-focused & evidence-based
- Practical skills involved in case notes
- How to construct a report to meet organizational standards
- Understanding the barriers or constraints to case noting and how to avoid them
- How to write descriptive evidence-based case notes
- Reflecting on my case notes
Kerry Marshall, Grad Dip Family Therapy/Counselling, Grad Cert in Developmental Trauma, Grad Cert in Education & Training, Dip Community Welfare Work, Dip in Education & Training, Dip in Training & Assessment, Cert 1V Community Services & Cert 1V in Training & Assessment.
Kerry is a Freelance Senior Training & Development Consultant & Family Therapist. Kerry has worked in the community services sector for over thirty years both for the Department of Health & Human Services in Child Protection, Juvenile Justice and out of home care, in direct work and management and for the non-government organisations as Program Manager for Case Management, LAC Looking after children Coordinator, a Coordinator in Education and Training programs & Student Placement Co-coordinator. As the Student Placement Co-coordinator Kerry developed a strong network within the Universities, TAFE’s and RTO’s, supporting student placements within programs at The Salvation Army.
Kerry’s role as a freelance trainer is to design, develop and coordinate community services nationally accredited training in certificate, diploma and advanced practitioner level. Kerry delivers numerous in-house training sessions that are tailored & customised for organisations training needs.