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Writing Resources

Writing Resources

The goal of the Writing Resources Office is to provide superlative writing-related assistance to students in the BSW, MSW, and PhD programs. From outlining and brainstorming to proofreading and APA formatting, we offer programs specifically tailored to the kinds of writing tasks you will be facing in the School of Social Work.

We also offer assistance to faculty and staff with any of the tasks associated with writing assignments, including assignment development, tips and tricks for speedy grading, anti-plagiarism measures, and writing issues with online courses.

  • One-on-One Consultations

    Dr. Kilgore is available to discuss any aspect of the writing process, from brainstorming and outlining to proofreading and APA style. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Kilgore via email.

    Spring 2017 Walk-In and Virtual Office Hours

    Monday: 9am-12:30pm, 1:30-4:30pm
    Tuesday: 9am-12:30pm,1:30-6pm
    Wednesday: 9am-12:30pm, 1:30-4pm
    Wednesday at Forth Worth Center: 4:30-6pm
    Thursday: 9am-12:30pm, 1:30-4:30pm
    Friday: by appointment/Email

  • Online Resources

    A Writing Guide For Social Work
    This guide provides a comprehensive resource for writing in the Social Work discipline.

    Click here to get started!

    Other Online Resources:

  • Services for Instructors

    • Individual Consultations: Feel free to make an appointment or just stop by to discuss anything related to writing instruction, including assignment design and specific student issues (e.g. plagiarism).
    • In-class Presentations: I’m available to talk directly to your class about anything writing-related. Send me an email to make a plan!

Get In Touch


Chris Kilgore

Chris Kilgore, PhD
Writing Resource Coordinator

SWCA 319-C
Schedule an appointment:
In-Person (Arlington)
In-Person (Ft. Worth Center)
Virtual Office
Via Email

Upcoming Presentations


The Write Stuff
Tips, strategies, and best practices for effective writing in Social Work. The same presentation is offered three times:


Wed., Feb. 1, 5-6pm in GACB 118
Tues., Feb. 7, 5-6pm in GACB 118
Thurs., Feb. 9, Noon-1pm in GACB 118


APA Style for Social Work

Presented by our APA librarian, Jody Bailey, covering a variety of aspects of APA style. The same presentation is offered three times, and a previously recorded version will be made available for online acces after the third presentation.


Tues., Feb. 28, 5-6pm in SOCWB 107
Wed., March 1, Noon-1pm in SOCWB 107
Thurs., March 2, 5-6pm in SOCWB 107