Introduction to Group Work Practice, An

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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The perfect text for preparing students to work with either treatment (ongoing) or task (special focus) groups, this newly revised edition offers the most up-to-date research available in the social work field. An Introduction to Group Work Practice, Sixth Edition,continues to stress the importance of developing skills in group-work and provides the most comprehensive information available on the market today. Students receive a thorough grounding in areas that vary from treatment to organizational and community settings. The addition of new case studies, practice examples, and guiding principles add to the ease and readability of this popular text.

Table of Contents

The Knowledge Base of Group Work Practice
Historical Developments
Understanding Group Dynamics
Leadership and Diversity
The Planning Stage
Planning the Group
The Beginning Stage
The Group Begins
The Middle Stage
Treatment Groups: Foundation Methods
Treatment Groups: Specialized Methods
Task Groups: Foundation Methods
Task Groups: Specialized Methods
The Ending Stage
Ending the Groups Work
Case Examples
Guidelines for Ethics
Ethical Guidelines for Group Counselors
Standards for Social Work Practice with Groups
Films and Videotapes
Group Announcements
Outline for a Group Proposal
An Example of a Treatment Group Proposal
An Example of a Task Group Proposal
Suggested Readings on Program Activities
Name Index
Subject Index
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