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CW110 Child Welfare I - Documentation
All child welfare and juvenile justice agencies are required to provide certain types of communication or documentation.Communicating information from one person to another can be done in a variety of forms, whether it is spoken, signed, or written, communication is necessary in order to provide the best possible supports to the individuals participating in our programs.
Course Objective
After completing this module you should be able to:
• List the requirements for documentation in your organization.
• Describe the purposes of documentation.
• Understand how and when to present information objectively.
• Describe methods for writing concise reports which communicate necessary information to others accurately and factually.
• Identify the forms of documentation used in programs serving children and youth.

Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
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