Clear, complete, and accurate documentation helps protect the health and safety of the person you support and at the same time protects you. This course will guide you towards a thorough understanding of best practices in professional documentation. You will also learn why it is important to record specific activities or events, different types of documentation, how to effectively complete documentation, and the importance of maintaining confidentiality when you document. You will also learn guidelines for ensuring that your documentation adheres to legal, ethical, and programmatic standards. In this course, you will identify factors that affect the quality of your documentation. You will learn strategies that can be used to manage documentation effectively, and will investigate methods to individualize documentation systems to best gather data and progress related to the goals and services of the people you support. This course is written for direct support professionals and frontline supervisors who support people with disabilities.