Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview Chapter 2: Types of Groups and Group Curricula Chapter 3: Setting Up Groups Chapter 4: Rules and Guidelines Chapter 5: Basic Leadership Skills Chapter 6: Advanced Leadership Skills Chapter 7: Stages of Group Development Chapter 8: Beginning the Group Chapter 9: Techniques with Working with Mandated Groups Chapter 10: Making the Most Out of Ending and Beginning Subsequent Sessions Chapter 11: Strengths-Based Techniques Chapter 12: Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions Chapter 13: Handling Difficult Group Member Behaviors Chapter 14: Challenges to Group Leadership Chpater 15: Groups and Social Diversity
Dr. Jacqueline Corcoran is an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work. Her books include Evidence-Based Social Work Practice with Families: A Lifespan Approach (Springer, 2000), Clinical Applications of Evidence-Based Family Interventions (Oxford, 2003), Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients (Oxford, 2004), Cognitive-Behavioral Methods for Social Workers: A Workbook (Allyn Bacon, 2006), and Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice (with Joseph Walsh, Oxford, 2006).
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