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The fifth edition of this highly readable book examines all of the essential skills required to be an effective leader of a variety of groups in a variety of settings. It explores the history of group therapy work, and the development of groupshow they grow, how they change, and how various groups differ. It addresses the specifics of working with children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. And, it discusses ten prominent theoretical perspectives from which groups can be approached, covering how each theory evolved, how it is practiced, and the results it most commonly achieves.Includes coverage of working with gay/lesbian/bisexual clients in groups and includes expanded coverage of the multicultural aspects of group work and understanding the influence of culture, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation and other factors on how groups function and what they can accomplish.For professionals in the field of group counseling.
Table of Contents
|History and Other Aspects of Group Development|
|History and Trends of Group Works and Current Trends|
|Uses of Groups Before 1900|
|Growth of Group Work: 1900 to the Present|
|1900 to 1909|
|1910 to 1919|
|1920 to 1929|
|1930 to 1939|
|1940 to 1949|
|1950 to 1959|
|1960 to 1969|
|1970 to 1979|
|1980 to 1989|
|1990 to 1999|
|Current Trends in Group Work|
|Training/Education in Group Work|
|Technology and Group Work|
|Studies on Group Effectiveness|
|Brief Group Work: Solution-Focused Counseling Groups|
|The Future of Group Work|
|Summary and Conclusion|
|Types of Group Work|
|Models of Specialty Groups|
|An Example of Psychoeducational Group Work: Life-Skills Development Groups|
|An Example of a Counseling Group: A Counseling Group for Counselors|
|An Example of Group Psychotherapy: Group Work With Abusers and the Abused|
|An Example of Task/Work Groups: Teams|
|Mixed Groups and a Proposed Regrouping of Categories|
|An Example of a Mixed Group: A Consumer-Oriented Group|
|Summary and Conclusion|
|Group Content and Group Process|
|Balance Between Content and Process|
|The Group as a System: A Way of Explaining Group Dynamics|
|Influencing Group Dynamics|
|The Effect of Positive and Negative Variables on Group Dynamics|
|Learning Group Dynamics|
|Group, Individual, and Family Dynamics|
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