Group Work with Adolescents, Second Edition: Principles and Practice / Edition 2
  • Group Work with Adolescents, Second Edition: Principles and Practice / Edition 2
  • Group Work with Adolescents, Second Edition: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

Group Work with Adolescents, Second Edition: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

by Andrew Malekoff
     
 

This popular text provides essential knowledge and skills for conducting creative, strengths-based group work with adolescents. A rich introduction to the field, enlivened by numerous illustrations from actual sessions, the book provides principles and guidelines for practice in a wide range of settings. Andrew Malekoff covers all phases of group work, from

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This popular text provides essential knowledge and skills for conducting creative, strengths-based group work with adolescents. A rich introduction to the field, enlivened by numerous illustrations from actual sessions, the book provides principles and guidelines for practice in a wide range of settings. Andrew Malekoff covers all phases of group work, from planning to leavetaking, and highlights the value of self-reflection for successfully handling even the most challenging group situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593854669
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/16/2007
Series:
Social Work Practice with Children and Families Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
378
Sales rank:
955,552
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

I. The Adolescent in Context
1. Adolescent Development, Risk, and Opportunity
2. Between Adolescent and Group Worker: Uncertainty, Fluidity, and Learning from the Inside Out
II. Guidelines for Group Building
3. Strengths-Based Group Work with Adolescents
4. Planning in Group Work: Where We Begin
5. Good Beginnings in Group Work: Socializing Adolescents into the Group Culture
6. What’s Going On in There?: Alliance Formation with Parents Whose Adolescent Children Join Groups
7. Groups on the Go: Spontaneously Formed School-Based Mutual Aid Groups for Adolescents in Distress
8. The Use of Problem Solving in Group Work
9. The Use of “Program” in Group Work: Cultivating a Sense of Competence, Belonging, and Creativity
10. Leavetaking, Moving On, and Looking Back: The Ending Transition in Group Work
III. Contemporary and Age-Old Themes in Group Work: Guidelines, Applications, and Practice Illustrations
11. Prejudice Reduction, Intergroup Relations, and Group Identity: Spontaneous and Planned Interventions to Address Diversity in Group Work
12. Violence and Youth I: Dimensions and Interventions in Group Work
13. Violence and Youth II: When World Stage and Group Work Intersect
14. Adolescent Sexuality and Group Work: Variations on a Theme
15. Group Work as a Counterforce to Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
16. Loneliness, Social Isolation, Scapegoating, and Group Work: The Adolescent’s Struggle to Fit In
IV. Special Challenges for Group Workers
17. On Becoming a Reflective Group Worker

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