Introduction to Group Work Practice, An, 8th edition
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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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