Professional Writing for the Human Services
National Association of Social Workers, NASW Press, 1993 - Social Science - 325 pages
PROFESSIONAL WRITING FOR THE HUMAN SERVICES is edited by Linda Beebe (Associate Executive Director of Communications at the National Association of Social Workers) & features an introduction by Ann Hartman. The book was written especially for social workers, administrators, clinicians, students, researchers, & other human service professionals who write case records, reports, testimony statements, & other written communications, as well as journal articles & books. The book is divided into three parts: Preparation for Writing, Preparation for Publication, & the NASW Quick Guide to Mechanics. Chapters cover writing techniques, literature searches, quantitative & qualitative research reports, presentation of graphics, the peer review process, journal submissions, book proposals, production techniques, copyright concerns, & more. Authors who are interested in being published will learn how to package their material. The mechanics section gives guidelines on punctuation, tables & figures, statistics, unbiased language, & more. The section also contains information on author-date citation styles. Appendixes include sample contracts, a listing of major journal publishers, a reference library for authors, & NASW Press policies & details for submission to NASW journals & the book program. Invaluable to all professionals from all human services fields who wish to be published.
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PREPARATION FOR WRITING
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