Writing Skills for Social Workers

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SAGE Publications, Feb 28, 2007 - Education - 224 pages
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Writing Skills for Social Workers aims to raise the profile of writing skills in social work practice, and to enhance social workers’ written communication skills. The book adopts a logical progression, and each chapter identifies and contextualizes the practical skills needed at specific points in training and practice. Overall it encourages the development of writing skills and techniques which will stand the reader in good stead throughout their professional career. By adopting a practical approach the authors have included a number of pedagogical features such as reflective exercises, writing tips for specific tasks, and guidelines for further reading.

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Karen Healy is Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Policy Studies at The University of Sydney, Australia.

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