Group Work with Children and Adolescents: A Handbook

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1993 - Psychology - 345 pages

'It is a particular and very personal pleasure to contribute a foreword to this important book... I congratulate the authors and editor on their achievement, and warmly recommend Group Work with Children and Adolescents as vital reading for all those involved in the treatment of children's emotional problems.'

- From the Foreword by Robin Skynner

A comprehensive resource manual, this book looks at the theory and development of group work as a form of family therapy, the settings in which group work may be used, and effective therapeutic methods. The book also discusses how to deal with themes that may orient groups and the administrative and management concerns involved in groups work.

 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Structural and Organisational Aspects
14
Evaluation
46
Developmental Considerations
61
Empathy and Prosocial Development
78
Play Activities Exercises and Games
117
Relaxation Visualization and Nourishment
159
Use of Drama
170
Bereaved Children and Adolescents
195
Victims and Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse
220
Group Work with Young Offenders
233
Group Work in Schools
265
Group Work in Child Mental Health Services
290
Group Work in the Youth Service
307
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About the author (1993)

Dr Kedar Nath Dwividi, MD, DPM, FRCPsych, is Consultant Psychiatrist for the Nothampton Child and Family Consultancy Service.

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