Learning Programs

Effective Writing Skills

An eLearning Program for NYC Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Professionals

About Effective Writing Skills

This 30 minute eLearning will provide child welfare and juvenile justice professionals the opportunity to refresh their basic writing skills in order to improve the quality of their written work. The lessons begin with a review of subject/verb agreement and move on to techniques to improve clarity and readability. These techniques include the use of active voice versus passive voice and avoiding filler words and buried verbs to make writing clearer. Participants will have the opportunity to practice rewriting sentences using these techniques.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for all ACS and Provider Agency staff.

Benefits of the Program

Participants will:

  • Analyze sentences for subject-verb agreement.
  • Apply active voice when constructing sentences.
  • Write concise sentences to improve readability.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Components

Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:

  • An online course.

Completion of all components is necessary in order to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Continuing Education Units

There are no CEUs associated with this course.