An Introduction to Group Work Practice, Updated Edition

An Introduction to Group Work Practice, Updated Edition, 8th edition

  • Ronald W. Toseland, 
  • Robert F Rivas

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Overview

Introduction to Group Work Practice presents a comprehensive, coherent, organized overview of group work practice from a generalist practice perspective. Thoroughly updated throughout, the new edition continues to include typologies illustrating group work practice with task and treatment groups at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels and includes research on virtual groups; updated and deeper content on practice with treatment and task groups; the most current literature on working with reluctant and resistant group members; updated and expanded sections on working with individuals who have difficulty engaging in and sustaining work in groups; updated material on leadership and diversity; and thoroughly updated reference material and new content from evidence-based practice sources.

Published by Pearson (May 13th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780135842317

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Practice in Social Work

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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