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In this book, Steven R Rose presents the concepts, context and applications of a problem-solving approach to group work with children and adolescents who suffer from a wide range of social problems.
The book addresses issues associated with assessment, problem recognition, planning and composition, leadership and activities in a wide range of settings. Phases of group work, practice guidelines and evaluation are also thoroughly considered.
"This is an eminently useful book for anyone who runs groups for youth . . . the most detailed and comprehensive I’ve seen in aiding practitioners actually prepare for and run a group for this population."
PART ONE: CONCEPTS OF GROUP WORK
The Context of Practice
The Basis of Group Work
Processes of Practice
Evaluation of Practice
A Review of the Field
PART TWO: APPLICATIONS OF GROUP WORK
Peer Relationships and Social Competence
Mental Health and Substance Abuse