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Professional Writing for Social Work Practice

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780826109262

ISBN10:
0826109268
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/2012
Publisher(s):
SPRINGER PUB CO INC

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Summary

Many social work students today are lacking the basic writing skills they will need to practice effectively with clients. This user-friendly guide to effective writing skills focuses specifically on the types of writing social work practitioners are required to do-agency reports, client documentation, court letters, grant writing applications, and more-in everyday practice. It includes abundant real-world examples drawn from all arenas of social work practice.The text helps students to understand and practice the basics of successful writing through the inclusion of actual forms and records that are customarily used in social work practice. It presents examples of strong writing and analyzes common writing errors. Each chapter contains examples of good and poor writing, and includes forms on which students can practice their new skills. The text also covers legal and ethical issues surrounding legal documentation and use of writing to influence policy and transmit research findings. Key Features: Helps students to understand and practice the basics of good writingFocuses specifically on the types of writing they will need to do in social work practiceIncludes writing samples used in actual social work venuesProvides samples of agency reports, intake forms, client progress notes, court documentation and more


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