For Entering Students

Writing Resources

Social Work is a writing intensive profession, in this section you will find resources to help you with writing in the MSW program.


  • American Psychological Association. (2009). The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  • Hacker, D. (2010). A Writer's Reference. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's. 


At Simmons:

The Simmons College Writing Center offers a number of online resources as well as access to peer tutors.