Foreword. A Social Work Leader on Writing, by Linda HoffmanPreface, by Jeanette TakamuraIntroduction, by Warren Green and Barbara Levy SimonPart I. The Foundations of Good Writing1. Writing in Social Work in the United States: 1880s to the Present, by Barbara Levy Simon2. Writing Strategies for Academic Papers, by Warren Green3. Writing for Publication in Social Work Journals, by Ronald A. Feldman4. Inscribing Knowledge: Writing Research in Social Work, by Denise BurnettePart II. Applied Professional Writing5. Student Writing in Field Education, by Kathryn Conroy6. Writing For and About Clinical Practice, by Mary Sormanti7. Getting the Policy Message Across to Diverse Audiences, by Shirley Gatenio-Gabel and Sheila B. Kamerman8. Writing in Program and Proposal Development: The Social Work Writer as Translator, by Marion Riedel9. Advocacy, by Vicki Lens10. Administrative Writing, by Sue MatorinPart III. Writing in Distinct Fields of Practice11. Writing in Family and Child Welfare, by Brenda G. McGowan and Elaine M. Walsh12. Writing Strategies for School Social Workers, by Alida Bouris and Vincent Guilamo-Ramos13. Writing About Contemporary Social Issues: Lessons Learned from Working with Street-Based Sex Workers, by Susan Witte14. Writing in the Field of Aging, by Ann Burack-Weiss15. Writing in International Work: Power, Knowledge, and Social Interventions in the Globalized World, by Fred Ssewamala and Elizabeth SperberNotesContributorsIndex
Warren Green founded the Writing Center at Columbia University School of Social Work and has been its director since 1995. He holds a BA and MFA from Columbia University and is a writer and educator living in New York City. Barbara Levy Simon is an associate professor of social work at the Columbia University School of Social Work and has served on its faculty since 1986. Her research focuses on the history of social work and social welfare in colonial and postcolonial settings and gender and sexuality in social work practice. Her books are The Empowerment Tradition in American Social Work and Never Married Women.