Online Course » ASD10 Autism Spectrum Disorder - Documentation

Course Description:
Documentation is the act of writing and description of your work with supported individuals that helps communicate important information to others. It serves as a resource and record on the individual’s behalf and should fulfill all legal, financial and regulatory requirements. Documentation makes people and programs more efficient, decreases errors, decreases risk, and promotes informed decision-making.
Course Objective:
After completing this module, you should be able to:
• Describe the regulations related to mandated documentation. 
• Describe the purposes of documentation and how and to present information objectively and concisely.
• Identify the variety of paper and electronic forms used for documentation for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
• Understand the negative effects of language in documentation and ways to reduce stigma and discrimination in written materials.

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.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00

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