You will write a SOAP note at the end of every session. The idea of a SOAP note is to be brief, informative, focus
on what others need to know (e.g., doctors, nurses, teachers, OT, PT, social worker, another SLP, etc.), and
include whatever information an insurance company would need to see to justify your continued involvement with
SOAP notes are turned in with your treatment plans every week. Check with your supervisor for deadlines.
S: Describe your impressions of the client in the subjective section. Include your
impressions about the client’s/patient’s level of awareness, motivation, mood,
willingness to participate. You may also list here anything the patient and/or family may
say to you during a session.
For example: The client appeared very alert and cooperative. He stated, “I’m ready to work hard
O: Write measurable information in the objective section. Your data goes here.
Include any test scores, percentages for any goals/objectives worked o