Mutual Aid Groups, Vulnerable and Resilient Populations, and the Life Cycle

Mutual Aid Groups, Vulnerable and Resilient Populations, and the Life Cycle

by Alex Gitterman
     
 

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The authors reveal the ways in which mutual aid processes help individuals overcome social and emotional trauma in contemporary society by reducing isolation, universalizing individual problems, and mitigating stigma. New chapters in this completely revised and updated third edition illustrate the power of mutual aid processes in dealing with children traumatized

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The authors reveal the ways in which mutual aid processes help individuals overcome social and emotional trauma in contemporary society by reducing isolation, universalizing individual problems, and mitigating stigma. New chapters in this completely revised and updated third edition illustrate the power of mutual aid processes in dealing with children traumatized by the events of September 11, adult survivors of sexual abuse, parents with developmentally challenged children, people with AIDS in substance recovery, and mentally ill older adults.

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Social Work With Groups

[An] excellent contribution to the literature on social work with groups and deserves to be read by every social worker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231502924
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
01/22/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
672
File size:
1 MB

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