Minute taking is an integral factor in the success of a meeting. When the discussions are underway and decisions have been verbally made, accurate meeting minutes will record what has taken place and what actions are required.

This workshop will provide practical information on what to consider before, during and after a meeting to ensure your minutes are concise, accurate and the key points are recorded

By the end of this workshop, you will be an effective and proactive professional who can take minutes in every meeting.

Learning Outcomes:
Develop the confidence and skills to take accurate and concise minutes
Prepare effectively for taking minutes
Clearly identify your role before, during and after the meeting
Identify positive strategies for listening and summarising
Develop practical and meaningful agendas
Deal with jargon and technical language professionally
Identify different methods of minute taking and organising your material
Learn techniques to identify and record important information


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Eligibility criteria

These are free events designed for members of the public clinical mental health workforce in Victoria, (staff employed at Area Mental Health Services, Forensicare or mental health staff from RCH) and lived experience workforces (LEW) working in either public clinical or community mental health state-funded roles. Other workforce in partner organisations, such as AOD organisations or ACCHOs, may sometimes be eligible. Please note, if you do register for an event and it is not clear you are part of the intended audience, your registration will be confirmed two weeks prior to the event start date, or earlier. Administrative staff from Area Mental Health Services are highly encouraged to register.

Categories: Capability 13 - Enabling reflective and supportive ways of working
Disciplines: Allied Health, Lived Experience Workforce, Medical, Nursing, Other
Levels: Introductory
Lifespans: Infant, Child, Adolescent, Youth, Adult, Older Persons

Monday 24 June 2024
09:30 to 12:30
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Provided by Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL)
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