Finally, a textbook that actually teaches students how to effectively lead counseling and classroom groups in schools!
This practical, user-friendly book contains the most relevant information critical to working with students in both classroom psychoeducational and counseling group work in schools. Building upon students’ and practitioners’ generalist preparation to lead groups, Group Work in Schools: Preparing, Leading, Responding offers readers numerous windows through which they can view the wide range of applicable rationales for group work, the preparation and skill sets required for confidence and success in conducting groups in schools, and the ‘nuts and bolts’ of group structure and form–enough to build their own groups.
Table of Contents
Group Planning and Organization
Timing of Activities
Planning for Evaluation
Outcome Study Design and Data Sources
Conclusions and Changes
Managing the Group: Establishing a Productive Learning Environment
Safety, Challenge, Risk and Anxiety
Leader Executive Function
Preparing Students for Learning
Rule and Norm-setting
Personal Life Context
Managing Content and Process Focus
Using and Processing Activities
Assessing Learning Objectives
Responding to Problems in the Group
Cueing, re-focusing, and Proximity Control
Dealing with Objects and Other Distractions
Feedback Exchange and Group Problem Solving
Restating the Rule
Working with Choices
General Guidelines for Working with Consequences
Drafting the Contract
Working with the Contract in the Group
Unhooking from Power Struggles
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Groups in Schools: Preparing, Leading, and Responding, CourseSmart eTextbook
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$18.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-502341-9