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Report writing for social workers / Jane Watt.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Post-qualifying social work practicePublication details: Los Angeles : Sage : London : Learning Matters, 2013.Description: xiii, 114 p. ; 25 cmISBN:
  • 9780857259837
  • 0857259830
  • 9781446257104
  • 144625710X
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 808.06636132 23
Contents:
1. Introduction. About this book -- Why write this book? -- What is a report? -- Standards of literacy in social work -- 2. General considerations. The power of the written word -- Working in the human and personal world -- Working n the social and political world -- Working in the legal world -- Feelings, Power -- Respect -- 3. Getting started. First things -- Deadlines -- Organisation -- Keeping information secure -- Work space -- Materials -- Going through the paperwork -- The future -- 4. Planning and timetabling. The timetable -- Prioritising contracts -- Things to consider when planning appointments -- Tips for making appointments -- Recording -- 5. Interviews. Be prepared -- Arranging and office to be welcoming yet business-like -- Home interviews -- Recording -- Note-taking skills and tips l Introductions : yourself and your client -- Introduce the report too -- Signposting -- Conducting interviews -- Report file -- Difficult situations -- 6. Writing. You as writer -- Writing the report -- What to include -- Headings -- What to leave out -- Vocabulary -- Spelling -- Grammar tips -- Tone and style -- 7. Checking and proofreading. Personal checks -- Consultancy -- 8. Presentation. The final version -- Presenting yourself -- Location -- Observe and be confident -- Preparing clients -- Public speaking -- 9. And afterwards?. Results -- Practical organisation -- Change and the social work relationship -- Learning and professional development
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-112) and index.

1. Introduction. About this book -- Why write this book? -- What is a report? -- Standards of literacy in social work -- 2. General considerations. The power of the written word -- Working in the human and personal world -- Working n the social and political world -- Working in the legal world -- Feelings, Power -- Respect -- 3. Getting started. First things -- Deadlines -- Organisation -- Keeping information secure -- Work space -- Materials -- Going through the paperwork -- The future -- 4. Planning and timetabling. The timetable -- Prioritising contracts -- Things to consider when planning appointments -- Tips for making appointments -- Recording -- 5. Interviews. Be prepared -- Arranging and office to be welcoming yet business-like -- Home interviews -- Recording -- Note-taking skills and tips l Introductions : yourself and your client -- Introduce the report too -- Signposting -- Conducting interviews -- Report file -- Difficult situations -- 6. Writing. You as writer -- Writing the report -- What to include -- Headings -- What to leave out -- Vocabulary -- Spelling -- Grammar tips -- Tone and style -- 7. Checking and proofreading. Personal checks -- Consultancy -- 8. Presentation. The final version -- Presenting yourself -- Location -- Observe and be confident -- Preparing clients -- Public speaking -- 9. And afterwards?. Results -- Practical organisation -- Change and the social work relationship -- Learning and professional development

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