Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups

ISBN-10: 0789036371
ISBN-13: 9780789036377
Edition: 2009
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Description: What do you have to know, today, to be an effective group worker and what are the different group work approaches? With 110 articles and entries, this book provides a comprehensive overview of social work with groups from its initial development to  More...

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Book details

List price: $68.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

What do you have to know, today, to be an effective group worker and what are the different group work approaches? With 110 articles and entries, this book provides a comprehensive overview of social work with groups from its initial development to its astounding range of diverse practice today with many populations in different places.

Paul H. Ephross is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. He is the coauthor of several works, including Group Work with Populations at Risk(with G. L. Greif) and Ethnicity and Social Work Practice(with C. B. Cox).Thomas V. Vassil is an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. He is the coauthor of Groups in Social Work: An Ecological Perspective(with P. R. Balgopal).Alex Gitterman is a professor at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work and past president of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. He is the editor of The Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations, winner of the Robert Wood Johnson Award for excellence; the coauthor (with Carel Germain) of The Life Model of Social Work Practice: Advances in Theory and Practice, 2d ed.; and the coeditor of Public Health Social Work in Maternal and Child Health: A Forward Plan.Lawrence Shulman is a professor at the School of Social Work at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author or coeditor of seven books, including The Skills of Helping Individuals, Families, and Groups, 5th ed., Interactional Social Work Practice: Toward an Empirical Theory, and Teaching the Helping Skills: A Field Instructor's Guide, 3rd ed.

Preface
Introduction
Group Work History: Past, Present and Future
Canada
United States
Addams, Jane
Coyle, Grace Longwell
AASWG
Summer Camps
Contemporary Landscape
Struggle for Survival
Group Work Values
Humanistic and Democratic
Social Context
Group Work Major Models
Cognitive-Behavioral
Empowerment
Mutual Aid
Psychodynamic
Task-Centered
Group Work Approaches and Methods
Activity: History
Activity: Uses and Selection
Activity Therapy for Children
Anti-Oppressive
Curricular-Based
Emergency Crisis Intervention
Family Involvement
Intergroup Dialogue: Introduction
Intergroup Dialogue: Overview
Intergroup Dialogue: Principles
Multiple Family
Needs Acquisition and Behaviour Change
Psychoeducational
Self-Directed
Sprituality
Systemic
Group Stages of Development
Boston Model
Relational Model
Group Work Phases of Helping
Preliminary
Beginning
Middle
Sessional Endings
Termination
Group Work Education
Field Instruction
Use of Literature in Teaching
Use of Technology in Teaching
Group Work Research
Evidence-Based
Focus Groups
Intervention Research
Measurement
Quantitative and Qualitative
SYMLOG
Group Work Journals
Groupwork
Small Group Research
Social Work with Groups
Group Work in Fields of Practice
Community Settings for Adolescents
Corrections
Family and Children's Services
Foster Care
Homeless
Partial Hospitalization
Residential Care Settings for Adolescents
Schools
Group Work with Specific Populations
Adolescents with Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Problems
Adults with Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Problems
Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Blind Adults
Children with Traumatic Grief
Domestic Violence Survivors
Family Violence Survivors
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals
Nonresidential Fathers
Parents
People with AIDS
People with Cancer
People with Mental Health Problems
People with Problematic Alcohol Use
People with Problematic Alcohol Use and Their Children
People with Problematic Substance Use - Adults
People with Problematic Substance Use - Older Adults
People with Problematic Substance Use - In Crisis
Police Officers
Police Officers and Their Spouses
Rape Survivors
Sexual Offenders
Siblings of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Trauma Survivors
Women with Advanced Breast Cancer
Youth At-Risk
Street Youth
Group Work over the Life Course
Children
Adolescent
Adult
Older Adult
Transgenerational
End-of-Life Care
Group Work and Community Context
Coalitions
Community Change
Rural Regions
Social Action
Social Capital
Group Work and Organizational Context
Interdisciplinary Teams
Involuntary Clients (Change Processes)
Involuntary Clients (Engagement Process)
Staff Vicarious Trauma
Work Groups
Workplace Coaching
Group Work Leadership
Co-Leadership
Co-Working
Leadership
Mentoring
Group Work and Technology
Online Support
Online
Telephone

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