Professional Recording

Course Code CYCP-215
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

The professional development of child and youth care practitioners includes the ability to articulate objectively and professionally in writing. Report writing is a challenging and important part of a child and youth care practitioner’s clinical experience. This course will give the child and youth care student essential information and guidance for writing a variety of clinical reports or documentation required in this field from a strength-based perspective. It will help the child and youth care student gain confidence in their ability to write in a professional manner.

Professional recording tasks include: preparing & writing clinical reports, formal recording and legal documentation; understanding what to put in reports; learning how to organize clinical information and how to choose the correct terms to use; understanding the importance of record keeping; and further development in the skill of observation and inference.