Now that you’ve added a client to a case you have the option of creating a Collateral Rater. Only complete this screen if there is a designated person who is willing and available to complete a survey score at each session based on their view on how the client is progressing in treatment.
If there is no collateral rater available click Next to continue to the Add Clinician screen or Save and Exit to return to the Case and Client List screen. Click Previous to return to the previous screen or Cancel to exit the screen without saving. In this video you will see how to add a Collateral Rater to a Case in OpenFIT
You have two option to add Collateral Rater(s) in OpenFIT.
When you have added a collateral rater click Next to continue to the Add Clinician screen or Save and Exit to return to the Case and Client List screen.
For individual clients a collateral rater could be a parent if the client is a child or young person or if the client has been referred to the service it may be their social worker or probation officer. It could also be you the clinician if you decide that this is appropriate.
For couples cases each partner can act as a collateral rater for the other. For family cases a parent can often act as a collateral rater for their child.
For group cases the group facilitator may act as a collateral rater for each group member or group members may be collateral raters for other members.
For instructions on editing and deleting Collateral Raters please check the Reference Guide.Adding a Client to a Case Share Case with other Clinicians