Group Work: A Humanistic Approach / Edition 1

Group Work: A Humanistic Approach / Edition 1

by Urania E. Glassman, Len Kates
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803934548

ISBN-13: 9780803934542

Pub. Date: 07/01/1990

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In Group Work the authors examine what makes humanistic groups unique. Centred on the practitioner's use of self and based on dual objectives - the development of the democratic mutual aid system and the actualization of purpose - humanistic groups encourage growth, development and independence. The book outlines specific techniques that enable practitioners in

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Overview

In Group Work the authors examine what makes humanistic groups unique. Centred on the practitioner's use of self and based on dual objectives - the development of the democratic mutual aid system and the actualization of purpose - humanistic groups encourage growth, development and independence. The book outlines specific techniques that enable practitioners in various settings to achieve these objectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803934542
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/01/1990
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #13
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: DIMENSIONS OF THE HUMANISTIC APPROACH
Humanistic Values and Democratic Norms
Further Humanistic Values and Democratic Norms
Stage Themes in Group Development
PART TWO: DUAL OBJECTIVES AND TECHNIQUES OF HUMANISTIC GROUP WORK
The Dual Objectives
Techniques for the Democratic Mutual Aid System
Techniques for Actualizing Purpose
Further Techniques for Actualizing Purpose
Developing the Democratic Mutual Aid System and Actualizing Purpose
PART THREE: DIFFERENTIAL USE OF TECHNIQUES
Assessing the Member in the Group
PART FOUR: CONTINGENCIES
Practice Variations

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