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Widely used by professionals, educators, and students in undergraduate and graduate courses in schools of social work throughout the United States and the world, this text presents a comprehensive, coherent, organized overview of group work practice from a generalist practice perspective. The new Eighth Edition continues to include typologies illustrating group work practice with task and treatment groups at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels. Thoroughly updated throughout, the new edition of An Introduction to Group Work Practice 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. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded assessments.

 

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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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