Group Counseling: Strategies and Skills

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Cengage Learning, Jan 29, 2008 - Education - 480 pages
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This widely used and respected book presents an active, multisensory approach to group leading, focusing heavily on group leadership skills. While written with the counselor in mind, GROUP COUNSELING: STRATEGIES AND SKILLS, Sixth Edition, also provides an outstanding discussion of group dynamics for professionals in group leadership positions. The authors discuss the many facets of group counseling and provide examples that show how each skill can be applied in a wide range of group settings to produce efficient working groups.
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Ed E. Jacobs is associate professor and coordinator of the Master's Counseling Program at West Virginia University, where he has taught group counseling for the last 35 years. In the last 30 years, Dr. Jacobs has presented more than 150 group counseling workshops throughout the United States and Canada. He is a fellow in the Association for Specialists in Group Work and received the Professional Development Award from the Association for Specialists in Group Work in 2003.

Dr. Riley L. Harvill is the co-founder of the HarBeck Company, a human resource training and consulting firm located in Dallas, Texas. Before co-founding The HarBeck Company, Dr. Harvill was an associate professor at the University of North Texas in the Counselor Education Department, where he taught courses in individual and group counseling.

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