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Skills for Group Practice: Responding to Diversity

By Stephen Erich, Heather Kanenberg

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 7, 2010

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Skills for Group Practice: A Response to Diversity contains role play exercises for students learning the skills needed to practice with treatment and task groups. Throughout, it empha­sizes working with widely diverse communities and people.

 

The exercises focus on all levels of practice - macro, mezzo, and micro levels of practice with  diverse groups, including: sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, race, ethnic back­ground, language, national origin, religion, marital status, class, health status, mental or phys­ical ability, age, socio-economic status, and political belief.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

Acknowledgments

CONTRIBUTOR NOTES

 

SECTION 1: USING THE TEXT

Chapter 1: Introduction & What To Expect 

The Chapters: Deconstructed

The Joker(s)

Reflection/Process Prompts 

Theory Review

Person in Environment Perspectives

System Theories

The Ecological Model

Ecological Perspective

Field Theory

Structural Functionalism

Feminist Theories

Queer Theory

Strengths Perspective

Empowerment Perspective

Cognitive/Behavioral Theories

Psychodynamic Theory  

Skills

Chart:  Group and Individual Skills

Stages of Group Development

Brief Checklist of Items to Remember When Facilitating a Group  

 

SECTION 2: OPEN MEMBERSHIP TREATMENT GROUPS 

Chapter 2:  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Instersex, Queer/Questioning (LGBTIQ) Adolescents “Coming Out” group.

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources

Chapter 3:School-based Social Worker and At Risk Adolescents

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources

 

Chapter 4: Social, Economic, and Cultural Context of African Americans living with HIV/AIDS in the Open Community

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources

 

Chapter 5: Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources

 

Chapter 6: Younger and Older Adolescents in Residential Treatment

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources 

 

SECTION 3: CLOSED AND TIME LIMITED TREATMENT GROUPS 

Chapter 7: Single Mothers who Have Experienced Episodic Homelessness

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources

 

Chapter 8:  Bi-Racial Couples

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources

 

Chapter 9:  Post-Adoption Family Group

Before You Begin

        Scenario

                Group Facilitator Tasks

                Roles for Group Members

                Observer Tasks

                Reflecting on the Group Session

                Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

                Web Resources

 

Chapter 10: Adults With Substance Abuse Disorders

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources

 

Chapter 11:  Demonstrating the Use of Group Supervision

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principles

Web Resources

 

Chapter 12:  Hospice Planning for Loss: Children With a Parent Who Has a Terminal Illness

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

 

Chapter 13:  Couples Who have One Partner With a Terminal Form of Cancer

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

 

Chapter 14:  Adult Parolees

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

 

SECTION 4: TASK GROUPS 

Chapter 15:  A Social Action Committee Addressing Neighborhood Gang Violence

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

 Chapter 16:  A Social Work Political Action Committee

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

Chapter 17:  A Community Health Coalition

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

Chapter 18:  An Intra-Agency Grant Writing Team

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

Chapter 19:  A Community Council in a Refugee Camp in an Unnamed Country in Southern Africa

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

Chapter 20: Promotion and Support of the Practice of Self Care and Social Work

Before You Begin

Scenario

Group Facilitator Tasks

Roles for Group Members

Observer Tasks

Reflecting on the Group Session

Summary, Key Concepts and Principle

Web Resources

APPENDICES

Appendix 1:  Sample Treatment Group Agenda

Appendix 2: Sample Task Group Agenda

Appendix 3: Central State Voting Guide (For use in Chapter 16)

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