Adult Social Care training and development - Getting our assessments write


Graham Hopkins

Do the write thing
  • 8 June 2021
  • 14 October 2021

Course details

Course aim:

This course has been organised specifically to support practitioners who will be using our new less prescriptive forms. This course, using real assessments, will take you through the practical steps of writing an effective assessment.

Course outcomes

You will learn to:

  • Plan your assessments effectively and save time
  • Understand analysis
  • Summarise your findings effectively
  • Get the best out of our new format for assessments
  • Make your assessments easy to read and follow
  • Make the best use of research and learning resources to back up your assessments; and crack the facts-analysis-judgement approach.

Course length

2 x 2 hour sessions (AM & PM) online via Microsoft Teams

Knowledge and Skills Framework

The role of social workers working with adults (2) Person-centred practice (3) Effective Assessments and outcome-based support planning (6) Direct work with individuals and families (7)

Professional Capability Framework

Knowledge: Apply knowledge of social sciences, law and social work practice theory (5) Intervention and Skills: Use judgement and authority to intervene with individuals.

Target group

All practitioners using new client documentation including Social workers, Occupational Therapists and Social Care Professionals.


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