Groups: A Counseling Specialty (Pearson New International Edition)
By: Samuel T. Gladding (author)Paperback
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For students taking courses in group counseling. An engaging and current look at all aspects of group work filled with illustrations, research, and practical skills written by one of the foremost authors in the counseling field. This user-friendly text provides readers with a complete and compelling view of group work, including types of groups, development of groups, dynamics within groups, diversity and multicultural issues in groups, specialty groups, ethical and legal issues in groups, groups across the lifespan, theories of groups, and the history of group work. Well-written and filled with helpful and enjoyable illustrations, this sixth edition textbook helps students to fully understand the four basic types of groups - therapy, counseling, guidance, and work/task - through case histories, examples, and clear language. At the same time, Groups: A Counseling Specialty challenges readers to think through how they would handle various group situations and to reflect and learn from their own experiences in groups.
Brief Contents PART ONE:GROUP DEVELOPMENT GLOSSARY Chapter 1 Types of Group Work Chapter 2 Group Dynamics Chapter 3 Effective Group Leadership Chapter 4 Beginning a Group Chapter 5 The Transition Period in a Group: Norming and Storming Chapter 6 The Working Stage in a Group: Performing Chapter 7 Closing a Group PART TWO: DIVERSITY, CREATIVITY, AND ETHICAL/LEGAL ASPECTS OF GROUPS Chapter 8 Group Work with Culturally Diverse Populations Chapter 9 Specialty Groups and Creativity in Groups Chapter 10 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Group Work Part THREE: Groups Throughout the Life Span Chapter 11 Groups for Children Chapter 12 Groups for Adolescents Chapter 13 Groups for Adults Chapter 14 Groups for Older Adults Part Four: Theory, History, and Trends of Groups Chapter 15 Transactional Analysis, Reality Therapy, Adlerian, and Person-Centered Groups Chapter 16 Existential, Gestalt, REBT, Psychodrama Groups Chapter 17 History, Present Reality, and Trends of Group Work References
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