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DC for Clients and Facilitators

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This page is specifically dedicated to the various forms of communication requirements of the DCs.

In order for the program to run as smoothly as possible, communication plays a key role in the success of the Diagnostic Challenge.

Below are a few points to keep in mind as you start your DC experience:

Main Points:
  • Communicate regularly with client throughout DC: Morning, Noon & End of each day
  • Consult closely on case and clinics. Make arrangements for how to communicate each day (note, meet, phone, etc.)

    Provide your client with copies of any UPDATES given to students

    Provide client with next set of instructions (ideally written) as needed for the case to “unfold”

  • Communicate regularly with the other facilitator on the case
  • Please make sure you are working together

  • Check your email often

    For student responses/questions, announcements, reminders, forms, etc.

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