Group Counseling: Concepts and Procedures

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Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Education - 457 pages
This third edition is designed to be used as a primary source for traditional courses in group counseling. Providing a thorough discussion of the rationale for using group counseling, this book examines the differing approaches of each author to group counseling, outlines practical suggestions on the skills needed for effective facilitation of groups, and gives guidelines for forming a group and solutions to common problems experienced among groups. The following is provided: a detailed chronology of important dates and events in the area of group work; coverage of major theoretical approaches to group counseling; an examination of ethical issues in counseling; a comprehensive group protocol that offers an inside look into the statement-by-statement interaction of the group; and an updated child and adolescent section with an in-depth look at filial therapy. Chapter 10, "Group Counseling with Children and Adolescents," is of particular interest to school psychologists and counselors. Appendixes are: "A Primer of Group Counseling Terminology"; "Association for Specialists in Group Work: Professional Standards for the Training of Group Workers"; "Group Leader Competencies." An index is included. (Contains six figures and eight tables. Each chapter provides references.) (MKA)
 

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Contents

Discovering Others
4
Significant Historical Dates and Events
25
Summary
41
CHAPTER 2
45
Bobs Eclectic Approach
52
Similarities and Differences in Bob and Garrys Approach
58
Interpersonal Skills
66
Interpersonal Skills for the Group Leader
79
Effective Use of Silence
254
Summary
276
Hill Interaction Matrix
291
Evaluating the Leader and the Group
304
CHAPTER 10
311
Group Counseling for Abused Children
324
Summary
335
CHAPTER 12
361

Summary of Helpers Strategy
91
Ethical Standards for Group Leaders
110
Two Common Ethical Dilemmas
128
CHAPTER 4
137
His View on Facilitating Groups
143
Summary
155
Rules for Group Process
165
CHAPTER 6
209
CHAPTER 7
237
SelfHelp and Support Groups
368
Chronic Diseases
376
Emotional Difficulties
384
Summary
394
A A Primer of Group Counseling Terminology
401
Group Leader Competencies
431
INDEX
441
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
453
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