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Group Work Leadership
An Introduction for Helpers

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May 2013 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

This text presents an evidence-based approach to the theory and practice of group work. Renowned counselor, psychologist, and group work fellow Dr. Robert K. Conyne advances this unique and evolving service in a three-part, comprehensive overview of the skills necessary for trainees of counseling and other helping professionals to succeed in group settings. Section I covers the breadth and foundations of group work; best practice and ethical considerations; dynamics and processes in group work; and how groups tend to develop over time. Section II explores group work leadership styles, methods, techniques, and strategies, as well as both traditional and innovative group work theories. Section III examines the role of reflection in group practice, as well as selecting effective intervention strategies in various settings.



Group Work Leadership: An Introduction for Helpers is part of the Counseling and Professional Identity series, which targets the development of specific competencies as identified by CACREP (Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs).

 
DEDICATION
 
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
 
PREFACE
 
CHAPTER LIST OF CASE ILLUSTRATIONS, LEARNING EXERCISES & FIGURES
 
SECTION I: Group Work is a Comprehensive and Unique Approach
 
CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Group Work
 
CHAPTER 2: Foundations of Group Work: Multiculturalism, Social Justice, and Ethics
 
CHAPTER 3: Group Dynamics and Group Process
 
CHAPTER 4: Group Development: The Beginning, Working, & Ending Stages
 
SECTION II: Critical Elements of Group Work
 
CHAPTER 5: Group Work Leadership
 
CHAPTER 6: Group Work Theories
 
CHAPTER 7: Group Leader Styles and Functions
 
CHAPTER 8: Group Work Methods, Strategies, and Techniques
 
SECTION III: Meaning, Action, and Professional Identity in Group Work
 
CHAPTER 9: Reflecting in and on Group Work Practice
 
CHAPTER 10: Selecting Effective Interventions
 
EPILOGUE: From the Author’s Chair
 
REFERENCES
 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:

  • A Microsoft® Word® test bank, is available containing multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter. The test bank provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding.
  • Editable, chapter-specific Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides offer you complete flexibility in easily creating a multimedia presentation for your course. Highlight essential content, features, and artwork from the book.

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Preface

Chapter 1

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Robert K. Conyne

Robert K. Conyne, Ph.D., William A. Allen Boeing Endowed Chair & Distinguished Professor, Seattle University, 2013-14 and Professor Emeritus from the University of Cincinnati, is a licensed psychologist, clinical counselor, and fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) and the American Psychological Association. He has amassed 42 years of professional experience as a university professor and department head, counselor, administrator, consultant, and trainer, and, most recently, as a consultant to military personnel and their families at U.S. installations both at home and overseas. Bob has received many awards... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781452217901
$108.00