Case notes and the law

Case notes and the Law

Our Case Notes and the Law e-learn strengthens practitioners’ skills to write and maintain case notes by taking a legal lens. It equips practitioners with an understanding and awareness of the legal implications of case notes.

Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • Which laws they need to comply with, for example, privacy and freedom of information
  • Confidentiality of notes, including legal professional privilege
  • The court system
  • Subpoenas
  • Appearing as a witness in court

 

Participants will gain skills in:

  • Writing and maintaining good case notes
Who is this for?

Family violence practitioners and support workers in community, health and human services.

Details

Online. The self-guided e-module takes approximately 60 mins to complete.

This course will be launched soon. Email [email protected] to be the first the find out when it launches.

Our office is closed

We will reopen at 9am Monday 8 January 2024.

 

You can contact Victoria Legal Aid for legal support or Safe Steps for family violence support. 

 

Our duty lawyer services will continue during this period. Please contact your local court if you need legal help at court.

 

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You can also contact Victoria Legal Aid for legal support or Safe Steps for family violence support. 

 

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