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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.

    Fall 2016 Walk-In and Virtual Office Hours

    Monday: 8:30am-12:30pm, 1:30-4:30pm
    Tuesday: 9:30am-12:30pm,1:30-6pm
    Wednesday: 9am-12:30pm, 1:30-4pm
    Wednesday at Forth Worth Center: 4:30-6pm
    Thursday: 9:30am-12:30pm, 1:30-4:30pm
    Friday: by appointment/Email

    During the summer term, Dr. Kilgore will be away from the office June 21-June 24 and June 30-July 12. He will have limited access to email during these times. In-person and virtual office appointments will not be available.

  • 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., Sept. 7, 5-6pm in GACB 118
Tues., Sept. 13, 5-6pm in SOCW A 108
Thurs., Sept. 15, 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 twice, and will be recorded for online access after the second presentation.

Tues., Sept. 27, 5-6:30pm in SOCW A 108
Wed., Oct. 5, 5-6:30pm in Library 315A