Handle With Care: Communicating In The Human Services Field In Canada by Lucy ValentinoHandle With Care: Communicating In The Human Services Field In Canada by Lucy Valentino

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

byLucy Valentino

Paperback | February 23, 2012

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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.
Dr. Lucy Valentino has over twenty years' experience teaching in the Ontario college system. Lucy has developed and taught a wide variety of composition, workplace writing, critical thinking, liberal arts, and ESL courses throughout her teaching career. She was Chair of the English Department at Centennial College for over a decade, an...
Title:Handle With Care: Communicating In The Human Services Field In CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.37 × 0.57 inPublished:February 23, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176504397

ISBN - 13:9780176504397

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Okay An interesting resource that is good for those who are learning professional written communication.
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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