Social Group Work: Competence and Values in Practice
Here is an exciting and stimulating book featuring expert evaluations and descriptions of current social work group practice with an overall focus on competence and values. The contributors give detailed information on group work theory, group structure, gender and race issues in group work, group work in health care settings, and the use of groups for coping with family issues that will be invaluable for all professionals in their daily practice. This thorough and inspiring overview of the state of the art in social group work today contains the published proceedings of a recent Symposium for the Advancement of Social Work With Groups.
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The Shelter Work
GROUP WORK THEORY
Criteria for the Selection of the Group Modality
Teaching and Learning the Practice of Social Group
Termination or Transformation? Evolving Beyond
The Workers Tasks
The GroupinCommunity as the Unit of Attention
GENDER AND RACE ISSUES IN GROUP WORK
Implications of the Findings for Practice
THE USE OF GROUPS FOR COPING WITH FAMILY
Community Assessment for the Purpose of Intervention
GROUP WORK STRUCTURE
Asset or Liability?
Single Session Group Practice in a Hospital
The SingleSession Waiting Room Group
Skills of the Worker
Why the Family of Origin Approach?
GROUP WORK IN HEALTH SETTINGS
The Hospice Setting
Social Work Tasks
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