Groupwork Practice in Social Work

Groupwork Practice in Social Work

by Trevor Lindsay, Sue Orton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781446287415
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/26/2014
Series: Transforming Social Work Practice Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Trevor Lindsay draws on twenty years experience as a practitioner, manager and trainer in the probation service. Since 1995 he has been a lecturer at the University of Ulster, where he has taught a range of social work subjects at both qualifying and post-qualifying levels. He has published research articles on hate crime, groupwork, criminal justice and student learning and is co-author of Groupwork Practice in Social Work in the Transforming Social Work Practice series. Trevor recently retired from teaching but continues to write.

Sue Orton is Learning and Teaching Advisor based at the University of Sussex operating across UK Higher Education working with senior academics and professors to improve university learning and teaching. An innovator with drive, humour, flexibility and determination to devise, manage and deliver local and national initiatives on time and within budget. Has specific expertise in training trainers and experts in using experiential learning including learning design and delivery and people and team development. Teaches workshop facilitation, intervention skills, mentoring and coaching, emotional intelligence, and self and peer assessment.

Table of Contents

What is groupwork?
Planning your group: initial planning decisions
Facilitation and co-facilitation
Setting up the group
Group processes
Programming and activities
Issues of power and oppression
Coping with unexpected or unhelpful responses
Monitoring, recording and evaluating your work

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