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Groups: Pearson New International Edition: A Counseling Specialty (6th edition)

Groups: Pearson New International Edition: A Counseling Specialty (6th 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 DEVELOPMENTGLOSSARYChapter 1 Types of Group WorkChapter 2 Group DynamicsChapter 3 Effective Group LeadershipChapter 4 Beginning a GroupChapter 5 The Transition Period in a Group: Norming and StormingChapter 6 The Working Stage in a Group: PerformingChapter 7 Closing a Group PART TWO: DIVERSITY, CREATIVITY, AND ETHICAL/LEGAL ASPECTS OF GROUPSChapter 8 Group Work with Culturally Diverse Populations Chapter 9 Specialty Groups and Creativity in GroupsChapter 10 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Group Work Part THREE: Groups Throughout the Life SpanChapter 11 Groups for ChildrenChapter 12 Groups for Adolescents Chapter 13 Groups for AdultsChapter 14 Groups for Older Adults Part Four: Theory, History, and Trends of Groups Chapter 15 Transactional Analysis, Reality Therapy, Adlerian, and Person-Centered GroupsChapter 16 Existential, Gestalt, REBT, Psychodrama GroupsChapter 17 History, Present Reality, and Trends of Group Work References

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781292024677
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 472
  • ID: 9781292024677
  • weight: 1000
  • ISBN10: 1292024674
  • edition: 6th edition

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