Group Counseling: Concepts and Procedures / Edition 3

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This new third edition of Group Counseling: Concepts and Procedures adds depth to a respected text which has been used as a primary resource for traditional courses in group counseling. Providing a thorough discussion of the rationale for using group counseling, this edition looks at the differing approaches of each author to group counseling, outlines practical suggestions on the skills needed for effective facilitation of groups, and gives guidelines for forming a group and solutions to common problems. Within this third edition, the authors add depth to what has served as a respected overview, introductory text. In addition, the authors place much emphasis on concerns specific to working with the elderly.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Counseling Today
The book provides a solid grounding in the history and theory of group counseling . . . . The authors have shown great respect for the group processes by providing counselors with much useful information on the methods and techniques of group counseling and on the personal experience of leading a group as well.
A text for traditional courses in group counseling. Looks at the rationale for group counseling, different approaches, and skills needed for effective facilitation of groups, and gives guidelines for forming a group and solutions for common problems. This third edition offers a reader-friendly format, a detailed chronology, a glossary, and expanded coverage of major theoretical approaches, ethical issues, and children and adolescents. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560326632
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/1998
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 457
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert C. Berg, EdD, is Professor Emeritus at the University of North Texas and Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University.

Garry L. Landreth, EdD, is Regents Professor and founding Director of the Center for Play Therapy at the University of North Texas.

Kevin A. Fall, PhD, is Professor and Program Coordinator in the Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology at Texas State University—San Marcos.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Rationale and history of group counseling 1
Ch. 2 Our theories of group counseling 35
Ch. 3 Holistic leadership training 51
Ch. 4 The group leader's internal experience 101
Ch. 5 Co-leadership : rationale and implementation 119
Ch. 6 Initiating a counseling group 129
Ch. 7 Maintaining a group : process and development 173
Ch. 8 Working effectively with resistance in groups 199
Ch. 9 Typical issues in group counseling 217
Ch. 10 Group counseling of children and adolescents 253
Ch. 11 Filial therapy, families, and relationship groups 275
Ch. 12 Group counseling with specific populations 293
App. A A primer of group counseling terminology 321
App. B Association for Specialists in Group Work ASGW best practice guidelines 331
App. C Association for Specialists in Group Work ASGW professional standards for the training of group workers 339
App. D Association for Specialists in Group Work ASGW principles for diversity-competent group workers 351
App. E Assessment of group counselor's competencies 361
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