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Social Work: Writing & Citing

Social work is a profession dedicated to social and economic justice. Social workers focus primarily on the needs and empowerment of vulnerable, oppressed, at-risk populations, and those living in poverty.


The following links may be helpful when starting the writing process for essays and research reports.

To avoid accidental plagiarism, be sure to start working on your assignment early and visit the Tutorial Learning Center if you need help with citations.

APA Style for Social Work

APA style

Some online guides for APA style:

Current APA Guide--From Tomlinson Library, updated for the 7th edition

Purdue Online Writing Lab Guide—Detailed overview of all aspects of writing and citing in APA style

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