Group Counseling  Strategies and Skills

Group Counseling Strategies and Skills


  • Release: 2015-01-01
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 496 page
  • ISBN: 9781305686205
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GROUP COUNSELING: STRATEGIES AND SKILLS, Eighth Edition, provides an in-depth look at group counseling with an emphasis on practical knowledge and techniques for effective group leadership. The authors discuss the many facets of group counseling and provide examples of how each skill can be applied in a wide range of group settings to produce effective and efficient group sessions. The book's active approach focuses on the skills necessary for starting and ending a session, as well as on how to make the middle phase productive and meaningful. Through its integration of traditional theories and concepts of group process with thoughtful strategies and specific skills, this reader-friendly book meets the needs of practicing or future counselors, social workers, psychologists, and others who are leading or preparing to lead groups in a variety of settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy

Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy


  • Release: 2013-12-02
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 656 page
  • ISBN: 9781483321370
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The most comprehensive and thoroughly researched text available on this topic, Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition underscores the notion that group work is improved through increased collaboration between researchers and practitioners. Edited by renowned leaders in the field, this thoroughly updated and revised Second Edition explores current literature and research and offers suggestions for practice in psycho-educational, counseling, and therapy groups. The Handbook is divided into five main sections: current and historical perspectives, best practices, multicultural and diverse groups, groups in special settings, and an introduction to special topics.

The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling

The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling


  • Release: 2011-08-22
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 608 page
  • ISBN: 9780199909339
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Group counseling is a dynamic and valuable treatment device used by therapists throughout the psychological disciplines, one that has proven effective in promoting change and growth in a variety of populations and settings. The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling takes an innovative approach to this expansive topic, providing both a comprehensive field manual for practitioners and an authoritative reference work for teachers and researchers. Comprising 31 topic-based chapters by leading practitioners and researchers, this handbook covers the full spectrum of current and relevant topics in group counseling, including: - definitions and background - history and efficacy - key change processes (e.g., therapeutic factors, group cohesion, group climate) - group leader strategies and characteristics - new applications for group counseling strategies, including online groups - group counseling with special populations - the future of group counseling With roots in the most recent and relevant literature, The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling is an ideal text for training programs (counselor education, clinical psychology, social work, or human services) or as a reference for researchers in counseling psychology. Whoever the reader, it a valuable and comprehensive guidebook for both students and practitioners in the growing practice of group counseling.

Theory and Practice of Group Counseling

Theory and Practice of Group Counseling


  • Release: 2015-01-01
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
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  • File: PDF, 544 page
  • ISBN: 9781305537552
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THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GROUP COUNSELING, 9th Edition, gives students an in-depth overview of the eleven group counseling theories. In addition to illustrating how to put these theories into practice, this best-selling text guides students in developing their own syntheses of various aspects of the theories. With Corey’s clear, straightforward writing style, students are able to grasp each theoretical concept and its relationship to group practice with ease. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Group Counseling  Concepts and Procedures Fourth Edition

Group Counseling Concepts and Procedures Fourth Edition


  • Release: 2013-08-21
  • Publisher: Routledge
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  • File: PDF, 464 page
  • ISBN: 9781135435592
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The fourth edition of this well-respected text, first published in 1979, is a timely and thorough revision of the existing material. Group Counseling has done well over the years, due in large part to its comprehensive history of group work as a counseling specialty, the practical nature of the authors' explanations, the diversity of sources the authors draw upon, and the international acclaim of Dr. Landreth's work on play and filial therapy. This text will provide both novice and experienced counselors with a framework from which to expand their group counseling skills and knowledge.

Group Counseling

Group Counseling


  • Release: 2011
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 480 page
  • ISBN: 0840033958
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This widely used and respected book presents an active, multisensory approach to group leading, focusing heavily on group leadership skills. While written with the counselor in mind, Group Counseling: Interventions and Techniques, International Edition also provides an outstanding discussion of group dynamics for professionals in group leadership positions. The authors discuss the many facets of group counseling and provide examples that show how each skill can be applied in a wide range of group settings to produce efficient working groups.

Group Counseling

Group Counseling


  • Release: 2013-01-04
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 246 page
  • ISBN: 9781136291555
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First published in 1979, Group Counseling has consistently been a widely used and praised text, providing both novice and experienced counselors with a framework from which to expand their group counseling skills and knowledge. This fifth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the newest work in the field, the 2009 CACREP standards, and the Association for Specialists in Group Work practice standards. As in the previous editions, the authors draw upon their extensive experience and share their own styles of leading groups as a personal and practical way to illustrate the differences in group leadership. Berg, Landreth, and Fall present a thorough discussion of the rationale for using group counseling with an emphasis on the group’s role as a preventive environment and as a setting for self-discovery. The authors examine the group facilitator’s internal frame of reference and ways to overcome of initial anxiety about leading groups, and they also explore typical problems in the development, facilitation, and termination of the group process and provide suggested solutions. Application of group counseling is considered with children, adolescents, adults, as well as with special populations, such as abused children, juvenile offenders, and individuals with emotional difficulties. A helpful glossary of group counseling terminology provides a quick reference source for important terms. New to this edition are a chapter on diversity and social justice in group work an expanded chapter on co-leadership, a topic often ignored in other group counseling texts separate chapters on group work with children and group work with adolescents so that reader can focus more easily on the unique aspects of working with each population a chapter on evaluating groups at the leader, group, and individual member levels. A collection of supplemental resources is available online to benefit both instructors and students. Instructors will find PowerPoint slides and tes

The Practical Handbook of Group Counseling

The Practical Handbook of Group Counseling


  • Release: 2010-03
  • Publisher: Trafford Publishing
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 389 page
  • ISBN: 9781426920714
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The Practical Handbook of Group Counseling is written mainly as a primer to be used in group work with children, adolescents, and parents. The first edition was used by over three hundred colleges and universities in the United States. Its unique design allows the reader to use it as a ready reference for practical information. It is presented as a text that can challenge the individual's ideas and upon which the counselor can develop techniques that will fit his/her personality and meet the needs of the group. The text was the first comprehensive practical book in this field. It is a synthesis of the various problems and successes that the counselor may encounter and offers one model that may be useful in resolving and/or enhancing some of these issues. The author utilizes the public school setting as the vehicle for presenting his material. Since the school is a cross section of the population, the model proposed here can be adapted to other social agencies that utilize group counseling techniques. The author, Dr. Sheldon D. Glass, has a significant background in group work and in child and adolescent development. He is uniquely qualified in this area because he has completed formal training in education, adult psychiatry, child psychiatry, and pediatrics.

Adlerian Group Counseling and Therapy

Adlerian Group Counseling and Therapy


  • Release: 2004-05-01
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 224 page
  • ISBN: 9781135935016
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Adlerian Group Counseling and Therapy: Step-by-Step represents a distillation of some of the most significant ideas pertaining to the group work of Alfred Adler and Rudolf Dreikurs. Drs. Manford Sonstegard and James Bitter illustrate the development of a group from its formation to its final stage, giving readers a clear picture of what is important to accomplish at each stage of the group. This book also addresses many practical dimensions of the Adlerian group process, including: forming a group relationship; creating a democratic and accepting climate; conducting psychological assessments; increasing the awareness and insight of group members; translating group insight into action; methods of re-education through encouragement; and building on personal strengths discovered within the group experience.

Individual and Group Counseling in Schools

Individual and Group Counseling in Schools


  • Release: 1989-07-28
  • Publisher: Guilford Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 182 page
  • ISBN: 0898622344
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Although many types of school professionals may serve as counselors of students, they may not always be aware of the specific skills effective counseling requires. INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP COUNSELING IN SCHOOLS identifies the elements that constitute good counseling practice, and reviews the theoretical and practical aspects of a variety of specific approaches to counseling in school settings. The volume opens with a review of the factors that influence counseling practices in school settings, the types of referral procedures commonly observed, and the provision of counseling as a direct or indirect service. It then offers an in-depth examination of the different stages of counseling at the individual and group levels. Practical guidance is provided on how to: * identify and recruit students for counseling * establish primary goals and objectives * conduct sessions at the individual or group level * and evaluate the effectiveness of the counseling. For those counseling at the individual level, the book features a detailed account of the counseling process from problem identification and analysis, through intervention, to evaluation, encompassing the types of problems best addressed one on one. Also examined are practical issues of implementation, with useful detailed strategies for dealing with common student problems. The section on group counseling reviews both process and content and outlines key steps to establishing and maintaining successful groups. Crucial process skills and practical leader techniques are described in detail. Finally, fundamental ethical and legal issues are given due consideration, with straightforward guidelines delineated for decision making in the school setting. For all school practitioners-- teachers, guidance counselors, administrators, social workers, school psychologists, and consultants who wish to successfully implement counseling interventions-- INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP COUNSELING IN SCHOOLS provides a thorough yet practically oriented r