Group Processes: A Developmental Perspective / Edition 2 by Susan A. Wheelan | 9780205412013 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Group Processes: A Developmental Perspective / Edition 2

Group Processes: A Developmental Perspective / Edition 2

by Susan A. Wheelan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205412017

ISBN-13: 9780205412013

Pub. Date: 05/17/2004

Publisher: Pearson

This unique text uses group development as an organizing principle, offering students a far more dynamic view of groups and helping them understand that group processes operate differently at different points in a group's life cycle and in various types of groups.

Group Processes is an accessible, research-based book on how groups develop and function.

Overview

This unique text uses group development as an organizing principle, offering students a far more dynamic view of groups and helping them understand that group processes operate differently at different points in a group's life cycle and in various types of groups.

Group Processes is an accessible, research-based book on how groups develop and function. Grounded in theory and research, the text is written in a straightforward way with practical examples integrated throughout to hold student interest. It offers more than just an understanding of group phenomena; it also provides strategies to enhance the functioning of groups of which students are a part. It stresses how knowledge of group development can be applied to work groups, therapy groups, learning groups, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205412013
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/17/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,076,582
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Are Groups Real?

2. Models of Group Development.

3. Elements of Group Culture and Structure.

4. Stage One: Dependency and Inclusion.

5. Stage Two: Counterdependency and Fight.

6. Stage Three: Trust and Structure.

7. Stage Four and Five: Work and Termination.

8. The Individual and the Group.

9. Groups, Organizations, and Society.

10. Studying Groups: Who, What, Where?

11. Studying Groups: How?

12. Therapy, Counseling, and Personal Growth Groups.

13. Skills Training Groups.

14. Work Groups.

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