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Writing to clients and referring professionals about psychological assessment results : a handbook of style and grammar

Author: J B Allyn
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2012.
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"This book represents a natural evolution from the author's work with editing assessment reports and is specifically structured to meet the writing and communicating needs of the psychologist assessor. A combination of reference book and tutorial, Writing to Clients elucidates the qualities that create a writer's unique presence on the page with illustrations of correct English grammar, and is appropriate for  Read more...
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Allyn, J.B. (Janet B.).
Writing to clients and referring professionals about psychological assessment results.
New York : Routledge, ©2012
(DLC) 2011033325
(OCoLC)712124153
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J B Allyn
ISBN: 9781136483622 1136483624 0203135075 9780203135075
OCLC Number: 794670911
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 224 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Finn, Foreword. Fischer, Foreword. Part I: Building Blocks of the Report: Attitude, Tone, Style, and Voice. Attitude: The Writer's View. Tone: Words and More. Style: Content Plus Structure. Voice: What Is It and How Do I Find It? Part II: Mortar to Fortify the Building Blocks: Grammar and Editing. Big Picture, Small Details: Format, Write, Edit, Proof. Content that Communicates: Sentences and Paragraphs. Reaching Agreement: Subject-Verb, Pronoun, and Gender. Modifying the Main Idea: Adjectives and Adverbs. Precision: Right Word, Right Spelling. Guiding the Reader: Punctuate and Connect for Clarity. Part III: Beyond the Report: Extending Clear and Effective Communication. Continuing the Therapeutic Goals: Writing Letters and Stories. Richness, Texture, Safety, and Risk: Communicating Verbally. Glossary of Terms: Grammar, Style, and Communication.
Responsibility: Janet B. Allyn ; forewords by Stephen E. Finn and Constance T. Fischer.

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"This book represents a natural evolution from the author's work with editing assessment reports and is specifically structured to meet the writing and communicating needs of the psychologist assessor. A combination of reference book and tutorial, Writing to Clients elucidates the qualities that create a writer's unique presence on the page with illustrations of correct English grammar, and is appropriate for graduate psychology students and for practicing professionals. In addition to style and grammar, the author details how to write less formal reports in letter form and to write a therapeutic story as an extension of the report for child, teenager, or adult"--Provided by publisher.

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