Group Counseling: Strategies and Skills / Edition 8

Group Counseling: Strategies and Skills / Edition 8

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by Ed E. Jacobs, Christine J. Schimmel, Robert L. L. Masson, Riley L. Harvill
     
 

ISBN-10: 1305087305

ISBN-13: 9781305087309

Pub. Date: 01/01/2015

Publisher: Cengage Learning


GROUP COUNSELING: STRATEGIES AND SKILLS, Eighth Edition, provides an in-depth look at group counseling with an emphasis on practical knowledge and techniques for effective group leadership. The authors discuss the many facets of group counseling and provide examples of how each skill can be applied in a wide range of group settings to produce effective and…  See more details below

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GROUP COUNSELING: STRATEGIES AND SKILLS, Eighth Edition, provides an in-depth look at group counseling with an emphasis on practical knowledge and techniques for effective group leadership. The authors discuss the many facets of group counseling and provide examples of how each skill can be applied in a wide range of group settings to produce effective and efficient group sessions. The book's active approach focuses on the skills necessary for starting and ending a session, as well as on how to make the middle phase productive and meaningful. Through its integration of traditional theories and concepts of group process with thoughtful strategies and specific skills, this reader-friendly book meets the needs of practicing or future counselors, social workers, psychologists, and others who are leading or preparing to lead groups in a variety of settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781305087309
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2015
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
200,392
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction. 2. Stages of Groups, Group Process, and Therapeutic Forces. 3. Purpose of Groups. 4. Planning. 5. Getting Started: The Beginning State and Beginning Phase. 6. Basic Skills for Group Leaders. 7. Focus. 8. Cutting Off and Drawing Out. 9. Rounds and Dyads. 10. Exercises. 11. Introducing, Conducting, and Processing Exercises. 12. Leading the Middle Stage of a Group. 13. Using Counseling Theories in Groups. 14. Counseling and Therapy in Groups. 15. Closing a Session or Group. 16. Dealing with Problem Situations. 17. Working with Specific Populations.

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