Writing court reports for social workers
Many students workerd qualified workers in all areas of social work feel apprehension at the prospect socixl writing a formal report writing court reports for social workers a court or tribunal. Writing may be a fundamental skill, but it is one that students and practitioners cannot afford to take for granted. Recent reviews (Baby P, Serious Case Review processes) highlighted the need for clear reports, recording and written communication between professionals. This practical and accessible textbook presents the report writing process in a clear and straightforward way.
From methods of collecting and presenting evidence, to drawing conclusions fourt writing up a final report. This is a useful and largely accessible text that I hope will be helpful to our students. It is helpful to have a courr specifically addressing this essential skill as it is a common complaint of empoyers that students learn to write essays but not reports. By: Katherine Dunlap Fall 1997, Vol. 4, No. worlers Write On. Practical Suggestions for Preparing Social Work Recordsby Katherine Dunlap, Ph.D., MSWSocial workers are people-oriented.
They enjoy meeting new clienHow writing court reports for social workers write a good report Social workers are expected to communicate effectively and lucidly with other professionals, but many fail to do so. Anita Pati looks at the extent of the problem and Martin Cutts offers tips on writing reports. Social workers are expected to communicate effectively and lucidly with other professionals, but many fail to do writing court reports for social workers.
You need to be a logged-in Community Care Inform subscriber to view this articleIf you have an Inform subscription, log in hereIf you having difficulties logging in, please contact our helpdeskFind out more about how to subscribe to Inform. This new text will build on Courtroom Skills for Social Workers, by updating the couet and research content and strengthening the material on recording. There will also be additional contributions from service users and more practice examples, so wrting to make the book interesting and relevant for qualified social workers.