Handle With Care: Communicating In The Human Services Field In Canada

Paperback | February 23, 2012

byLucy Valentino

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Thousands of students have benefited from the guidance provided by this brief communications guide for the Human Services Field! Great for Child/Youth Workers, Nursing, and Social Work students - who are normally required to take a professional writing component to prepare them for their co-op placements and future working environments - Handle with Care covers the basics of writing academic and professional reports, letters, memos, brochures, and e-mails. It addresses primary and secondary research along with using graphics in reports and also includes a chapter on job-seeking skills specific to the Human Services field. Valentino's unique approach enables students to discover an appropriate structure in any writing situation.

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Thousands of students have benefited from the guidance provided by this brief communications guide for the Human Services Field! Great for Child/Youth Workers, Nursing, and Social Work students - who are normally required to take a professional writing component to prepare them for their co-op placements and future working environments...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.44 × 0.5 inPublished:February 23, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176504397

ISBN - 13:9780176504397

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Table of Contents

A Note to the TeacherA Note to the StudentAcknowledgmentsChapter 1: Purpose and AudienceChapter 2: A Brief Introduction to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)Chapter 3: Letters, Memos, and E-MailsChapter 4: Record Keeping, Recording Tools, and Short Reports in the Human Services AgencyChapter 5: A Term-Long Writing Project: Where to Get Ideas and What to DoChapter 6: Student Example of the Term-Long Writing ProjectChapter 7: Researching and Writing a Formal ReportChapter 8: Example of a Formal ReportChapter 9: Research Skills: Gathering Data Using Primary and Secondary SourcesChapter 10: Using Graphics in Reports: Basic Types of Graphics and When to Use ThemChapter 11: Marketing in the Human ServicesChapter 12: Speaking Skills in the Human ServicesChapter 13: Seeking a JobAppendix A Grammar and Punctuation ReviewAppendix B Spelling: Sound-Alikes and Look-AlikesIndex