Brief Group Treatment: Practical Training for Therapists and Counselors / Edition 1

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Overview


This one-of-a-kind road map for students and new group leaders combines a unique developmental model of brief group process--based on the generic chronological processes of a group--with modifications for specific clinical populations. The chronological-process model was developed and researched in the authors' own laboratories, empirically tested for more than a decade, and employed successfully for years. This clearly identifiable process underlies all small groups, making it appropriate in all settings, serving all populations.

Describes the natural unfolding of a generic model of group process through 4 phases & applications of the model

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"Exciting…the wave of the future."

"Brief Group Treatment is an honest, straight-forward attempt to provide clinicians, educators, and students with the fundamentals needed for the facilitation of contemporary groups. Its primary strength is in the way it is written (it is easy to understand--especially to someone familiar with or interested in the counseling field) and in the insights it provides."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534355548
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/17/1997
  • Series: Group Counseling Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 283
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Shapiro currently is a professor at Santa Clara University. He has taught group counseling since 1969, and has thirty years of clinical experience with groups. He is a published author and writes primarily in the areas of group psychotherapy and fathering/parenting. He is also a frequent speaker on the topic.

Dr. Peltz has been a practicing therapist since 1980. He earned his Ph.D. in Family Psychology from the California Graduate School of Marital and Family Therapy. He has a long history as a consultant to businesses and military organizations and has a special expertise in substance abuse and its impact on the family and on organizations. He served as Assistant Dean of the California Graduate School of Marital and Family Therapy, and Clinical Director of the Family Therapy Institute of Marin from 1980-1982.

Dr. Bernadett-Shapiro is a professor at Santa Clara University. She is also a practicing marital and family therapist. Her Ph.D. is from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. She is also a registered nurse for the states of California and Hawaii.

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Table of Contents


PART I: BASIC GROUP PROCESS 1. An Introduction to Brief, Closed Groups Groups as the Treatment of Choice / Short-Term Groups / Some Realities of Managed Care 2. Group Process Phase I: Preparation Group Commonalities and Differences / Stages of Group Models / Value of Predictable Process / Phase I: Preparation 3. Group Process Phase II: Transition Phase II: Transition / The Two Major Tests of Leadership / Transition to Treatment / How It''''s Supposed to Go Versus Real Life 4. Group Process Phase III: Treatment Phase III: Treatment / Therapeutic Intervention 5. Group Process Phase IV: Termination Preparation for Termination / Phase IV: Termination / Termination in Open Groups / Follow-Up 6. The Group Leader The Group Therapist / Characteristics of the Group Therapist / The Ideal Personality for a Group Therapist / Personality and Method / Types of Leadership / The Multiple Roles of Group Leadership / Information Systems of Group Leaders / One Piece of Group Process / Leadership and Group Process 7. Ethics Professional Issues in Group Leadership / Ethics / Safety Precautions on Entering Groups 8. Group Leader Training Training / A Model Training Program 9. Co-Therapy Co-Therapy PART II: GROUPS FOR SPECIFIC POPULATIONS Nominally Homogeneous Groups / How to Use This Section 10. Adult Children of Alcoholics The (Invisible) Elephant in the Living Room / Unique Characteristics of This Population / Preparation / Transition / Treatment / Termination 11. Adolescents Characteristics of Adolescents / Adolescents and Group Treatment / Adolescent Groups and the Brief Treatment Model / Preparation / Transition / Treatment / Termination 12. Individuals with Eating Disorders Types of Eating Disorders / Preparation / Transition / Treatment / Termination 13. Couples History / Characteristics of the Population / Preparation / Transition / Treatment / Termination / Premarital Groups / Cross-Cultural Couples 14. Groups for Perpetrators and Survivors of Domestic Violence Domestic Violence / Two-Stage Process / Anger Management Groups / Advanced Groups for Perpetrators / Treatment for Survivors of Family Violence / The Children 15. Single-Gender Groups: Women''''s Groups, Men''''s Groups Women''''s Groups / Men''''s Groups 16. Whither Brief Group Treatment? Historical and Recent Trends / Into the Millennium / Professional Issues in Groups of the Future (Each chapter concludes with a Summary.) References / Index
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