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SA Principles of Good Report Writing

Event Details
Date: Tuesday, 9 March 2021
Time: 9:30am to 1.00pm
State: South Australia
CPD hrs: 3.0

$ 150 Members
$ 75 Student Members

$ 225 Public
$ 120 Student non members

Organiser: AASW SA Branch
Further information

The Program

How to write best practice reports with Darren McGeachie and Leanne Haddad. Suitable for a range of report types and purposes.

In this workshop you will cover:

  • The key principles of good report writing;
  • Structuring a good report – frameworks;
  • The legal context;
  • The ‘golden thread’…;
  • Practical report writing exercise(s);
  • Our ‘Ten Top Tips’ of report writing;
  • Best practice examples, resources and references


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.

Leanne Haddad

Leanne is a qualified Social Worker and Executive Leader and has experience in government and non-government sectors. She has worked in the area of child protection and family support services for 24 years. In 2017, she moved from the Department for Child Protection to Centacare, Catholic Family Services to manage their Children’s Services Unit.
Leanne has worked in numerous role; inclusive of direct practice in child protection investigations and working with children in-care, to quality assurance and , leadership roles, policy and service planning, training, and contract management.
She holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAA40104), and has trained Social Workers in writing Court reports, Managing investigations and leadership training.

Location and date

Tuesday 9 March 2021

9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Rydges South Park, Cnr South and West Tce, Adelaide


$ 150 Members
$ 75 Student Members
$ 225 Public
$ 120 Student non members

Light refreshments will be provided.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers