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Social work Inspection Agency: Practice Guide: On the record - getting it right: Effective management of social work recording

DescriptionPractice Guide: On the record - getting it right
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2010
Website Publication DateJanuary 27, 2010


Improving Practice in Scotland
ISBN 978 0 9563265 4 6
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1. Social work recording
1.1 What do we mean by social work recording?
1.2 What is the purpose of social work recording?
1.3 Good recording
1.4 Information sharing
1.5 What practitioners say about recording
1.6 Electronic recording
1.7 National recording frameworks
1.8 The importance of recording - learning from inquiries

2. Recording - raising standards, ensuring quality
2.1 Professional writing
2.2 Supervision and audit
2.3 Effective file audit
2.4 SWIA file reading
2.5 Analysis of SWIA findings
2.6 What have we learned about supervision?



Appendix - Useful books, reports and resources