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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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