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Defensible Documentation - ONE DAY COURSE (4 Sept)

Price $145 – $315 AUD Register

Event description

Improved professional record keeping

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.


Standard | $315
Corporate and Government

Non-Profit/ Individuals | $215
Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals

Concession | $145
Concession Card Holders paying as individuals


We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee of $45 toward catering and materials. Click here to apply.


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Public Training.


Evolve WA
Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar
Level 1, 20 Southport Street
West Leederville WA 6007

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Our venue is wheelchair accessible, including toilets. However, if you have any special access needs or would like any support or adaptations to make learning easier for you, please let us know.

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NO REFUNDS are paid if you are unable to attend a course. However, if you give Evolve more than 1 business day's notice that you are unable to attend, a credit will be offered for a course of the same value any time in the next 12 months. If Evolve cancels a course Evolve will offer you the option of booking a future course of the same price or pay you a refund on request. See our website for more details.