A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals

Straightforward and concise, the second edition of A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals offers students and professionals practical tools to improve their writing.

Author: Morley D. Glicken

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538106211

Category: Social Science

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Straightforward and concise, the second edition of A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals offers students and professionals practical tools to improve their writing. In his animated and highly accessible teaching voice, Glicken presents the rules of punctuation, grammar, and APA style in jargon-free language that’s easy to understand. Chapters include detailed, real-world examples on how to write academic papers, client assessments and evaluations, business letters, research proposals and reports, papers for mass audiences, requests for funding, and much more. Glicken provides the most comprehensive writing guide available in an engaging and digestible format, including end-of-chapter exercises that allow readers to further practice their writing and critical thinking skills. A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals is an invaluable resource for current and future human service professionals across social work, psychology, and counseling. Updates to the Second Edition include: New writing exercises in every chapter to help current and future human service professionals improve critical thinking and expository writing skills New discussion on social media writing, cyberslang, and writing articles for the mass media on issues related to the human services A greater emphasis on the difference between politically correct writing and writing that shows sensitivity to diversity Expanded coverage of critical thinking and writing, conducting research, and plagiarism New examples of resume writing, business letters, and reference letters Expanded discussion of the importance of writing clear mission statements and agency goals

Closing the Gap

Books Directory of Biomedical and Health Care Grants 1998 : With a Guide to
Proposal Planning and Writing ( 12th Ed . ) . Lynn E. Miner ... Successful Grant
Writing : Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals . Laura N. Gitlin
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ISBN: IND:30000104186170

Category: Minorities

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Professional Writing for the Human Services

This book is your guide to improving your skills in all forms of professional writing
. Review basic writing techniques . Delve into the mysteries of the peer review
process . Learn how toconduct a literature search ▻ write qualitative and ...

Author: Linda Beebe

Publisher: N A S W Press

ISBN: UOM:39015032833785

Category: Social Science

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"Professional Writing for the Human Services contains NASW's own style and reference guides. Production techniques, ethical issues, copyright concerns, and moer make this the most comprehensive writing guide available for the human services and for all forms of professional writing."--Back cover.

Effective Grant Writing and Program Evaluation for Human Service Professionals

A state-of-the-art guide for developing grants witha strong emphasis on using program outcome measurement to underscore need and accountability Based on the authors' many years of experience in the public and nonprofit sectors, Effective ...

Author: Francis K. O. Yuen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470469989

Category: Business & Economics

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A state-of-the-art guide for developing grants witha strong emphasis on using program outcome measurement to underscore need and accountability Based on the authors' many years of experience in the public and nonprofit sectors, Effective Grant Writing and Program Evaluation for Human Service Professionals integrates the topics of grant proposal writing and program evaluation, offering grant seekers the practical guidance they need to develop quality proposals, obtain funding, and demonstrate service results and accountability. The authors clearly and succinctly illustrate and describe each stage of the grant writing and evaluation process. Problems or issues that arise frequently are highlighted and followed by specific advice. In addition, numerous real-world examples and exercises are included throughout the book to give readers the opportunity for reflection and practice. This timely reference incorporates a strengths perspective, providing: An inside look at the grant writing and evaluation processes, with insights from experienced grant writers, agency administrators, foundation program managers, and grant reviewers Specific examples of successful grant proposals and evaluation plans and instruments serving as models for learning and practice Field-tested individual and group exercises that facilitate the development of grant writing and evaluation skills Discussion of electronic technology in grant writing and evaluation, including writing and submitting grant proposals online, and identifying funding sources This grant writing and program evaluation guide follows a needs-driven, evidence-based, result-oriented, and client-centered perspective. Its authoritative discussion equips human service professionals to effectively develop grants with a strong emphasis on measuring program outcomes.

The Essential Handbook for Highly Effective Human Service Professionals

The Essential Handbook for Highly Effective Human Service Professionals is written to help frontline workers excel.

Author: Tim Nolan Ed D

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1457567644

Category: Business & Economics

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The Essential Handbook for Highly Effective Human Service Professionals is written to help frontline workers excel. Each chapter is short, easy to read, and carefully crafted to help the reader stand out in a variety of areas. The main themes include: - Taking initiative. - Being proactive. - Exceptional client care. - Working with a high sense of urgency. - Having high standards. - Demonstrating superior professional skills. - Practicing self-care. - Contributing to a positive culture. - Having a positive approach and outlook. - Building superior professional credibility. - Displaying leadership. Tim Nolan has worked with over 9,000 human service professionals across the country including dozens of human service organizations to create high performance employees and cultures. Visit www.HumanServicesLeadership.org for more information or contact Tim at [email protected]

Journal of Human Services Abstracts

Anticipated outcomes of such implementation include the following : that services
will be more accessible through coordinated ... among agencies and programs ;
and that service professionals will be able to perform more service activities and
less ... Cities Administration to develop a computerized information system for
human service agencies in a Massachusetts ... firm under contract with the Model
The steps by which a human service delivery system definition study is planned
and ...

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Category: Social service

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Evidence Based Practice with Emotionally Troubled Children and Adolescents

Dr. Morley D. Glicken is the former Dean of the Worden School of Social Service
in San Antonio; the founding director of the ... In 2008 he published A Guide to
Writing for Human Service Professionals for Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

Author: Morley D. Glicken

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0080923062

Category: Psychology

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This book on evidence-based practice with children and adolescents focuses on best evidence regarding assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children and adolescents with a range of emotional problems including ADHD; Bi-Polar Disorder; anxiety and depression; eating disorders; Autism; Asperger’s Syndrome; substance abuse; loneliness and social isolation; school related problems including underachievement; sexual acting out; Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders; Childhood Schizophrenia; gender issues; prolonged grief; school violence; cyber bullying; gang involvement, and a number of other problems experienced by children and adolescents. The psychosocial interventions discussed in the book provide practitioners and educators with a range of effective treatments that serve as an alternative to the use of unproven medications with unknown but potentially harmful side effects. Interesting case studies demonstrating the use of evidence-based practice with a number of common childhood disorders and integrative questions at the end of each chapter make this book uniquely helpful to graduate and undergraduate courses in social work, counseling, psychology, guidance, behavioral classroom teaching, and psychiatric nursing. Fully covers assessment, diagnosis & treatment of children and adolescents, focusing on evidence-based practices Offers detailed how-to explanation of practical evidence-based treatment techniques Cites numerous case studies and provides integrative questions at the end of each chapter Material related to diversity (including race, ethnicity, gender and social class) integrated into each chapter

Evidence Based Counseling and Psychotherapy for an Aging Population

Dr Morley D. Glicken is the former Dean of the Worden School of Social Service
in San Antonio; the founding director of ... (with Brian Haas) In 2008 he published
A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals for Rowman and Littlefield ...

Author: Morley D. Glicken

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0080958532

Category: Psychology

Page: 450

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At a time when the mental health difficulties/disorders of the elderly are coming to the fore of many practitioners' patient rosters, naming and treating those problems is still too often handled as an art as much as a science. Inconsistent practices based on clinical experience and intuition rather than hard scientific evidence of efficacy have for too long been the basis of much treatment. Evidence-based practices help to alleviate some of the confusion, allowing the practitioner to develop quality practice guidelines that can be applied to the client, identify appropriate literature that can be shared with the client, communicate with other professionals from a knowledge-guided frame of reference, and continue a process of self-learning that results in the best possible treatment for clients. The proposed volume will provide practitioners with a state-of-the-art compilation of evidence-based practices in the assessment and treatment of elderly clients. As such it will be more clinically useful than anything currently on the market and will better enable practitioners to meet the demands faced in private and institutional practice. Focusing on the most current research and best evidence regarding assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, the volume covers difficulties including, but not limited to: social isolation/loneliness, elder abuse/neglect, depression and suicidal inclinations, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, dementias, prolonged bereavement, patients with terminal illnesses. Because concrete research evidence is so often not used as the basis for practice, this book provides a timely guide for clinicians, social workers, and advanced students to a research-oriented approach to serving the mental health needs of elderly adults. Fully covers assessment, diagnosis & treatment of the elderly, focusing on evidence-based practices Consolidates broadly distributed literature into single source and specifically relates evidence-based tools to practical treatment, saving clinicians time in obtaining and translating information and improving the level of care they can provide Detailed how-to explanation of practical evidence-based treatment techniques Gives reader firm grasp of how to more effectively treat patients Chapters directly address the range of conditions and disorders most common for this patient population - i.e. social isolation, elder abuse/neglect, depression, anxiety disorders, terminal illnesses/disabilites, bereavement, substance abuse, and dementias Prepares readers for the conditions they will encounter in real world treamtent of an elderly patient population Cites numerous case studies and provides integrative questions at the end of each chapter Exposes reader to real-world application of each treatment discussed Offers reader easy base for further study of subject, saving clinicians time

Social Work in the 21st Century

An Introduction to Social Welfare, Social Issues, and the Profession Morley D.
Glicken ... In 2008 he published A Guide to Writing for Human Service
Professionals for Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. In 2006 he published
Learning From ...

Author: Morley D. Glicken

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483315027

Category: Social Science

Page: 696

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A student-friendly introduction to the field of social work, social welfare, and the profession of social work, social issues, and social welfare Designed to get students excited about the profession and thinking critically about what social workers do and how they operate within the larger system, this Second Edition explores social issues in the United States, looks at how the social welfare system attempts to resolve these issues, and considers the many roles assumed by professional social workers within the social welfare system. This edition offers new and revised coverage throughout and reflects recent current events, including the historic 2008 presidential election, catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina and the Haiti earthquake, and government responses.

Writing Clearly for Clients and Colleagues

The book highlights how readers can apply readability guidelines to improve all of the print and electronic materials agencies use to communicate with internal and external audiences.

Author: Associate Professor of Social Work Natalie Ames

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0190615605

Category:

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If you have ever waded through a rambling case summary, a jargon-heavy program description, or a poorly organized training manual, you are aware of how important it is for human service agencies' written materials to be clear and concise. Whether in print or electronic format, most agencies must provide information to a variety of audiences. Ames and FitzGerald have developed a guide to help human service professionals clearly communicate valuable information to board members, funding sources, volunteers, and-perhaps most importantly-clients with limited literacy skills. The book highlights how readers can apply readability guidelines to improve all of the print and electronic materials agencies use to communicate with internal and external audiences. Whether creating a brochure, sending an email, writing a grant, or documenting case records, human service professionals can make their messages clear and understandable by following the guide's simple rules and practical suggestions.

NACE Journal

GRANT SEEKING AND WRITING RESOURCES Expand Your Circle of
Professional Support Get NACE publications free ... for Health and Human
Service Professionals by Laura N. Gitlin and Kevin J. Lyons The Foundation
Center's Guide to ...

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ISBN: PSU:000055220965

Category: College placement services

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Successful Grant Writing

Additionally, this new edition provides an expanded section on post-award requirements and links to NIH videos about grant writing.

Author: Laura N. Gitlin, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082613274X

Category: Social Science

Page: 424

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This fully updated and revised edition of a classic guide to grant writing for health and human service professionals reflects the two major changes in the field: new NIH application processes and an increased emphasis on interprofessional and team approaches to science. New case examples reflect grant writing strategies for a great variety of health and human service professions, and the text includes an enhanced focus on online methods for organizing grant submissions. A new section on special considerations for submitting grants addresses specific types of research including community-based participatory research, mixed methods, behavioral intervention research, and dissertation and , mentorship proposals. The new chapter on common writing challenges and solutions provides examples of strong and weak statements and highlights the importance of writing with precision. Additionally, this new edition provides an expanded section on post-award requirements and links to NIH videos about grant writing. Written for individuals in both academic and practice settings, the guide addresses, step-by-step, the fundamental principles for effectively securing funding. It is the only book to provide grant-writing information that encompasses many disciplines and to focus on building a research career with grant writing as a step-by-step process. It provides detailed, time-tested strategies for building an investigative team, highlights the challenges of collaboration, and describes how to determine the expertise needed for a team and the roles of co-investigators. The book addresses the needs of both novice and more experienced researchers. New to the Fourth Edition: Reflects recent changes to the field including an emphasis on interprofessional approaches to science and new NIH application processes Offers additional case examples relevant to social work, nursing, psychology, rehabilitation, and occupational, physical, and speech therapies Provides links to NIH websites containing videos on grant writing Includes chapter opener objectives Expands section on post-award requirements Focuses on electronic mechanisms for organizing grant submissions

The Internship Practicum and Field Placement Handbook

A Guide for the Helping Professions Brian N. Baird. you are an ... This is
especially important if you are writing notes in a record that is accessible to
others . Although part of ... A guide to writing for human service professionals .
Lanham , MD ...

Author: Brian N. Baird

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: UCLA:L0100224294

Category: Political Science

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"The book guides interns through every phase of the internship process from finding placements to concluding relationships with clients and supervisors. Along the way students learn about ethics, clinical writing and record keeping, working with peers and supervisors, understanding diversity, self care and safety, and how to be successful in meeting the challenges and opportunities of the internship or field placement setting. Following an evidence and competency based approach, the latest research findings are reviewed from the fields of psychology, social work and counseling."--Publisher.

Proposal Planning and Writing

Funding Sources for Community and Economic Development 1997 : A Guide to
Current Sources for Local Programs and Projects . Phoenix : Oryx ... Successful
Grant Writing : Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals . New
York ...

Author: Lynn E. Miner

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: UOM:39015062610640

Category: Business & Economics

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Explains how to identify potential sources of funds through public and private grants and discusses procedures for grant application submissions.

Who s Who Among Human Services Professionals 1992 1993

APWA , Indsl . Social Workers . ... Inst . Child Health and Human Devel . , 1969-
71 , mgmt . analyst Nat . ... Career Marriage , 1981 ; contbg . author : The
Complete Guide to Writing Non - Fiction , 1983 , Teenage Drinking and Driving :
A Deadly ...

Author: Howard Friedman

Publisher: National Reference Inst Publications

ISBN: 0940863472

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Public Welfare

Total Quality Management: In Human Service Organizations By John Gunther
and Frank Hawkins. ... easy-to-understand reference for professional writing in
the human services, the APWA Style Guide includes chapters on abbreviations
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Managing Health and Human Services Programs

A Guide for Managers Stephen L. White, White, Jerry ... There are other aspects
of good writing that a manager - writer should keep in mind . One pitfall to avoid ,
especially common in the writings of social scientists and human services
professionals , is the passive voice : Staff members are asked to turn in their daily
activity ...

Author: Stephen L. White

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ISBN: UOM:39015016152095

Category: Social Science

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An Author s Guide to Social Work Journals

Author: Henry N. Mendelsohn

Publisher: N A S W Press

ISBN: UOM:49015002881713

Category: Reference

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The fourth edition provides standard information such as editorial focus, special issues, where indexed and abstracted, circulation, and acceptance rates. New foreign titles, e-mail addresses, and home page URLs are new features that give the users even more access to journal publishing.