Group Work A Counseling Specialty

ISBN-10: 0130613053

ISBN-13: 9780130613059

Edition: 4th 2003

List price: $99.00
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The fourth 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.
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List price: $99.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/11/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

A Counseling Specialty
History and Other Aspects of Group Development
History and Trends of Group Works and Current Trends
Types of Group Work
Group Dynamics
Effective Group Leadership
Beginning a Group
The Transition Period in a Group: Norming and Storming
The Working Stage in a Group: Performing
Termination of a Group
Group Work with Culturally Diverse Populations
Ethical and Legal Aspects of Group Work
Groups Throughout the Life Span
Groups for Children
Groups for Adolescents
Groups for Adults
Groups for the Elderly
Leading Groups From a Theoretical Perspective
Psychoanalytic and Transactional Analysis Groups
Person-Centered and Existential Groups
Adlerian and Reality Therapy Groups
Gestalt and Psychodrama Groups
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and Behavioral Groups
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Name Index
Subject Index
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