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Social Group Work

Competence and Values in Practice

By Joseph Lassner

Routledge – 1987 – 244 pages

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    978-0-86656-643-8
    July 1st 1987

Description

Here is an exciting and stimulating book featuring expert evaluations and descriptions of current social work group practice with an overall focus on competence and values. The contributors give detailed information on group work theory, group structure, gender and race issues in group work, group work in health care settings, and the use of groups for coping with family issues that will be invaluable for all professionals in their daily practice. This thorough and inspiring overview of the state of the art in social group work today contains the published proceedings of a recent Symposium for the Advancement of Social Work With Groups.

Contents

Contents Introduction

  • Social Work With Oppressed Populations: Jane Addams Won’t You Please Come Home?
  • GROUP WORK THEORY
  • Selection of Groups as the Preferred Modality of Practice
  • Teaching and Learning the Practice of Social Group Work: Four Curriculum
  • Termination or Transformation? Evolving Beyond Termination in Groups
  • The Group-in-Community as the Unit of Attention in Conceptualizing Social Work With Groups
  • GROUP WORK STRUCTURE
  • Practitioners’ Views of Assets and Liabilities of Open-Ended Groups
  • Single Session Group Practice in a Hospital
  • The Single-Session Waiting Room Group
  • GENDER AND RACE ISSUES IN GROUP WORK
  • Exploring the Effects of Leader Gender and Race on Group Behavior
  • THE USE OF GROUPS FOR COPING WITH FAMILY ISSUES
  • Caring for Caregivers of the Elderly: A Group Approach to Families Under Stress
  • Mothers and Daughters in Later Life: Rediscovery and Renegotiation: A Group Work Approach
  • Structure and Dynamics of Family of Origin Groups
  • GROUP WORK IN HEALTH SETTINGS
  • Volunteers and Group Work: The Hospice Volunteer as Model
  • Group Work and Medical Education
  • Appendix

Name: Social Group Work: Competence and Values in Practice (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Joseph Lassner. Here is an exciting and stimulating book featuring expert evaluations and descriptions of current social work group practice with an overall focus on competence and values. The contributors give detailed information on group work theory, group structure,...
Categories: Social Work, Social Work Practice