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Letters to the editor (LTE) are an effective way to educate the community about issues that are important to you as a professional social worker. As soon to be doctoral-level practitioners, LTE enables you to educate the general public on social issues, influence elected officials and/or policymakers, inform public policy or publicize the work of specific groups or organizations
For this assignment select a forum (i.e., newspaper, magazine) to submit your LTE. Research the specific guidelines the entity may have (i.e., word count limits, formatting, etc.). Following the guidelines of the forum, you selected to write an LTE to educate the public and/or influence public policy or legislators about your topic of interest and/or policy for this course.
Here are some links to pick from:
PLEASE BE DETAILED AND MAKE A STRONG LETTER DUE TO HAVING TO ATTEMPT TO PUBLISH.
My name is Joe Nelson, CSW and I am a doctoral student at the university of Kentucky Doctoral of Social Work program.