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Legal Aspects of Case Notes - Whyalla and Mt Gambier

Event Details
Date: Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Time: 9:30am to 1.00pm
Venue: UniSA, Whyalla Campus
State: South Australia
CPD hrs: 3.0

$ 165 Members
$ 85 Student Members

$ 250 Public
$ 190 Student non members

Organiser: AASW SA Branch
Further information
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The Program

This workshop will run simultaneously in Whyalla with the live presenter and hosted via video conference in Mount Gambier.

Gain skills in the combined areas of social work and legal frameworks in preparing case notes.

In this half day workshop you will learn:

  • Key aspects of case notes for social workers
  • What to include
  • Ethical approaches to case records
  • Relevant legal principles re case notes, subpoenas and going to court
  • How information should be presented
  • Recording the termination of a service or support
  • How to present quality social work case notes
  • Participants will be provided with the ‘Ten Top Tips’ of case noting.


Darren McGeachie

Darren is qualified in law and social work and practiced as a solicitor in private practice for a number of years. He has worked as a Solicitor and Senior Conciliator with the Equal Opportunity Commission. His current interests are in organisational consultancy, coaching, dispute resolution and workplace investigation. He has trained as a mediator with LEADR, and coaches trainee mediators at the University of South Australia. He lectures in law and social work at Flinders University, and is a past Vice President of the Employee Assistance Professional Association of Australia Inc (EAPAA). He also holds the Certificate iv in Workplace Assessment, and acts as a trainer in the area of case recording.

Location and date

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Room MB1-34, UniSA Whyalla Campus, 111 Nicholson Avenue, Whyalla

Room RH1-05, UniSA Mount Gambier Campus, Wireless Road, Mt Gambier


$ 165 Members
$ 85 Student Members
$ 250 Public
$ 190 Student non members

Light refreshments will be provided.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers