Learning Support: Writing About Fictional Characters as Clients

Resources for students in the Suzanne Dworak Peck School School of Social Work's MSW, MSN, and DSW programs.

Fictional Characters

Writing About Fictional Characters as Clients

Before you begin field placement, you may not have a real client to write about for class. Often, your professors may assign you to read a book or watch a movie and then write about a character as though he or she were a client. The resources on this page will help you to avoid pitfalls of using a fictional character as a client, such as plot summary and tense shifts.