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SU10 Substance Use and Addictive Disorders - Documentation
The purpose of this module is to define the process of and reasons for recording information in a defined format about supported individuals that helps communicate important information to others.   The module also covers confidentiality, HIPAA, CFR-42 and stigma in documentation.
Course Objective
• Demonstrate an understanding of the regulations related to mandated documentation. 
• Demonstrate an understanding of the purposes of documentation and how and when to present information objectively and concisely. 
• Demonstrate knowledge of the variety of paper and electronic forms used for documentation for individuals with disabilities. 
• Demonstrate knowledge of and sensitivity to the negative effects of language in documentation and how to reduce stigma and discrimination in written materials. Demonstrate knowledge about the requirements for documentation in their organization and is able to execute these requirements efficiently.
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.

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