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Groups in Social Work: A Workbook, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Jacqueline Corcoran

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 30, 2008

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Filled with practical information and an abundance of case examples and exercises, Groups in Social Work: A Workbook addresses the common problems and issues that typically come up in groups. It shows how social workers can effectively use a strengths-based approach to both prevent and correct problems that may occur within the group.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview


Chapter 2: Types of Groups and Group Curricula


Chapter 3: Setting Up Groups


Chapter 4: Rules and Guidelines


Chapter 5: Basic Leadership Skills


Chapter 6: Advanced Leadership Skills


Chapter 7: Stages of Group Development


Chapter 8: Beginning the Group


Chapter 9: Techniques with Working with Mandated Groups


Chapter 10: Making the Most Out of Ending and Beginning Subsequent Sessions


Chapter 11: Strengths-Based Techniques


Chapter 12:  Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions


Chapter 13: Handling Difficult Group Member Behaviors


Chapter 14: Challenges to Group Leadership


Chpater 15: Groups and Social Diversity

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$27.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-64827-6