Group Techniques / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Written for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and others working in or studying the field of human services, this thin volume outlines the entire group process and describes the skills needed at every stage. It provides guidelines for opening and closing group sessions, dealing with conflict, role-playing, using non-verbal communication, and applying other techniques in the group setting. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
About the Author
Gerald Corey is Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling at California State University at Fullerton. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; and a National Certified Counselor. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology; and Division 49, Group Psychotherapy); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Both Jerry and Marianne Corey received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association in 2011, and both also received the Eminent Career Award from ASGW in 2001. Dr. Jerry Corey was given the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton in 1991. He regularly teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling and ethics in counseling. He is the author or coauthor of 15 textbooks in counseling currently in print, along with more than 60 journal articles and book chapters.
Marianne Schneider Corey is a licensed marriage and family therapist in California and is a National Certified Counselor. Marianne has been actively involved in providing training and supervision workshops in group process for human-services students and professionals; she regularly facilitates a self-exploration group for graduate students in counseling and co-facilitates weeklong residential workshops in personal growth. With Jerry, Marianne has conducted workshops in various countries.
Patrick Callanan is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in Santa Ana, California, and a National Certified Counselor. In his private practice he works with individuals, couples, and families. Patrick is on the part-time faculty of the Human Services Program at California State University at Fullerton, where he regularly teaches the internship course. He also offers his time each year to the university to assist in training and supervising group leaders, and co-teaches an undergraduate course in ethical and professional issues.
J. Michael Russell is professor of philosophy and human services at California State University at Fullerton, a psychoanalyst in private practice, and a core faculty member and training analyst of the Newport Psychoanalytic Institute. He has been leading workshops and teaching courses in personal growth since 1971, when he obtained his doctorate in philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He became a National Certified Counselor in 1984, a registered Research Psychoanalyst in 1985, and a Graduate Psychoanalyst in 1988. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Counseling Association and the Association for Specialists in Group Work.
Table of Contents
1. The Role of Techniques. 2. Ethical Issues in Using Group Techniques. 3. Techniques for Forming Groups. 4. Techniques for the Initial Stage. 5. Techniques for the Transition Stage. 6. Techniques for the Working Stage. 7. Techniques for the Final Stage.