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An Introduction to Group Work Practice, Global Edition

By Ronald W. Toseland, Robert F. Rivas

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Format: Paperback, 528 pages, 8th edition Edition
Published In: United Kingdom, 04 January 2017
For courses in Group Social Work Practice A comprehensive, coherent, organized overview of group work practice from a generalist practice perspective.Widely used by professionals, educators, and students in undergraduate and graduate courses in schools of social work throughout the United States and the world, An Introduction to Group Work Practice presents a comprehensive, coherent, organized overview of group work practice from a generalist practice perspective. The new Eighth Edition continues to include typologies illustrating group work practice with task and treatment groups at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels. Thoroughly updated throughout, the new edition includes research on virtual groups, updated and deeper content on practice with treatment and task groups, the most current literature on working with reluctant and resistant group members, updated and expanded sections on working with individuals who have difficulty engaging in and sustaining work in groups, updated material on leadership and diversity, and thoroughly updated reference material and new content from evidence-based practice sources.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE KNOWLEDGE BASE OF GROUP WORK PRACTICE 1. Introduction 2. Historical Developments 3. Understanding Group Dynamics4. Leadership5. Leadership and Diversity PART II: THE PLANNING STAGE 6. Planning the Group PART III: THE BEGINNING STAGE 7. The Group Begins8. Assessment PART IV: THE MIDDLE STAGE 9. Treatment Groups: Foundation Methods10. Treatment Groups: Specialized Methods 11. Task Groups: Foundation Methods 12. Task Groups: Specialized Methods PART V: THE ENDING STAGE 13. Ending the Group's Work 14. Evaluation

EAN: 9781292160283
ISBN: 1292160284
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Dimensions: 25.4 x 20.3 centimetres (0.49 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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