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An Introduction to Group Work Practice, 7th Edition

By Ronald W. Toseland, Robert F. Rivas

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 24, 2011

Description

This comprehenisve group practice text prepares students to work with either treatment or task oriented groups, this comprehensive revised edition offers the most up-to-date research available and continues to stress the importance of developing skills in group-work.

 

 Students receive a thorough grounding in areas that vary from treatment to organizational and community settings. Numerous case studies, practice examples, and guiding principles add to the ease and readability of this popular text.  Content is tied to CSWE's core competencies and practice behaviors that are necessary for generalist and specialized social work practice with groups.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE KNOWLEDGE BASE OF GROUP WORK PRACTICE

 

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Historical Developments

Chapter 3: Understanding Group Dynamics 

Chapter 4: Leadership 

Chapter 5: Leadership and Diversity 

 

PART II: THE PLANNING STAGE

 

Chapter 6: Planning the Group

 

PART III: THE BEGINNING STAGE

 

Chapter 7: The Group Begins

Chapter 8: Assessment

 

PART IV: THE MIDDLE STAGE

 

Chapter 9: Treatment Groups: Foundation Methods 

Chapter 10: Treatment Groups: Specialized Methods

Chapter 11: Task Groups: Foundation Methods

Chapter 12: Task Groups: Specialized Methods 

 

PART V: THE ENDING STAGE

 

Chapter 13: Ending the Group’s Work

Chapter 14: Evaluation

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Package ISBN-13: 9780205006038

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Connecting Core Competencies: A Workbook for Social Work Students
    Quienton Nichols
  • MySocialWorkLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card
    . . Pearson Education

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ISBN-10: 0-205-82004-2

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-82004-7

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