Case notes are a struggle for most social workers and therapists. They’re time-consuming and generally a drag to write. However, learning how to write good social work case notes will protect both you, your employer, and your client. The more skilled you are at writing case notes, the faster they will go. This edition of How to Write Better.
Writing progress notes: 10 dos and don’ts. Current Psychiatry. 2005 February;4(2):63-66. Author and Disclosure Information If your patient makes accusations toward another patient, describe the alleged encounter this way: “Charlene was upset over an interaction she described with another patient.