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Small Groups in Counseling and Therapy Process and Leadership

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ISBN-10: 0205332463

ISBN-13: 9780205332465

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Barbara W. Posthuma

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List price: $233.20
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/24/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
The Small Group in Counseling and Therapy
Advantages of Groups
Therapeutic and Counseling Groups
Terminology
How Change Occurs
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Group Development
The Group as a System
The Process of Group Development
Stages of Development
Variables Affecting Group Development
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Group Dimensions
Climate
Interaction
Involvement
Cohesion
Productivity
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Goals and Norms
Goals
Goals vis-a-vis Tasks
Hidden Agendas
Norms
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Group Membership
Age
Size
Composition
Roles
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Leadership
Theories of Leadership
The Leader
Leadership Styles
Effect of Leadership Style on Group Members
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Leadership Attributes
Self-Confidence
Responsibility
Attending and Listening
Objectivity
Genuineness
Empathy
Warmth and Caring
Respect
Flexibility
Creativity and Spontaneity
Enthusiasm
Humor
Clinical Reasoning
Therapeutic Use of Self
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Leadership Techniques
Restatement
Reflection
Paraphrasing
Clarifying
Support
Timing
Questions, Statements, and Probing
Content Versus Process
Biting Your Tongue
Feedback
Confrontation
Analysis and Interpretation
Summarizing for the Group
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Ethics and Multiculturalism
Ethical Principles
Ethical Issues
Multicultural Issues
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Theoretical Approaches
Person-Centered Therapy
Behavioral Therapy
Psychoanalytic Therapy
Rational-Emotive Therapy
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Co-leadership
Advantages of Co-leadership
Disadvantages of Co-leadership
The Co-leader Relationship
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
What to Do If ...
Member-to-Leader Dialogue
Last-Minute Input
Monopolistic Behavior
Nonparticipative Behavior
Termination
Disturbed Individuals
Apathy
Confidentiality
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Observations and Analysis
What to Look For
Interaction Process Analysis
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Group Activities
Selection of Activities
Methodologic Issues
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Self-Help Groups
Definition
How Do They Work?
Characteristics of Self-Help Groups
Typology
The Self-Help Clearinghouse Concept
Relationship with Professionals
Role of the Professional
Leadership
Summary
Discussion Questions/Topics
Appendices
Assertiveness: Small Group Program
Awareness of Self: Small Group Program
Bibliography
Index