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Writing Skills for Social Workers

Third Edition


April 2019 | SAGE Publications Ltd
Social work students are required to communicate in writing across a variety of practice methods and contexts and this book has been designed to help them develop the skills to do this with confidence during their qualifying degree and throughout their professional career. The book covers a wide range of writing skills, including writing up case-notes, report writing, writing proposals, completing a literature review, writing journal articles and successful funding applications. New content includes: 
  • new material on confidentiality and the use of encryption
  • reference to recent changes to regulation and new material on the pressures of staying up-to-date with new technology
  • extended coverage of collaborative writing and group working skills
  • up-to-date references, further reading and links to professional standards and CPD.
 
Part 1: Essential Elements of Written Communication
 
Chapter 1: Written Communication
 
Chapter 2: Getting Your Message Across
 
Chapter 3: Managing Information for Writing
 
Part 2: Writing Skills in Daily Practice
 
Chapter 4: From email to Twitter
 
Chapter 5: Writing Case Records
 
Chapter 6: Report Writing
 
Part 3: Macro-Practice Writing Skills: Obtaining Resources and Creating Change
 
Chapter 7: Writing for Community Practice
 
Chapter 8: Writing Funding Applications
 
Chapter 9: Writing Policy Proposals
 
Part 4: Influencing Your Professional Context
 
Chapter 10: Writing a Literature Review
 
Chapter 11: Writing Journal Articles and Conference Papers
 
Conclusion: Professional Writing in Diverse Practice Contexts

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ISBN: 9781473969179
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