3 edition of The practice of social work with groups found in the catalog.
|Series||National Institute social services library -- no. 49|
|LC Classifications||HV45 .H4184 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 208 p. :|
|Number of Pages||208|
|ISBN 10||0043620590, 0043620604|
|ISBN 10||9780043620595, 9780043620601|
|LC Control Number||84009185|
Book Description: This book emphasizes family-centered, social network, and school-based interventions in the preparation of social workers for direct and indirect practice with clients from vulnerable populations, especially the poor, people of color, and recent immigrant groups. Real Cases Project: Teaching Guide for Social Work with Groups 2 Integrating Child Welfare Practice Across the Social Work Curriculum Social workers working with each of these three cases could benefit from support groups as well to help manage the .
This definitive text, now revised and expanded, has introduced thousands of students and practitioners to the theory and practice of social work with groups. Leading authorities outline major models of group work and address critical issues in planning, implementing, and evaluating interventions. Groups can be effective, efficient, have fewer drop-outs, and can be helpful for people experiencing isolation, or in need of social support, or practicing relationship skills. Individual Interventions can be more appropriate for people with .
values, skills and approaches relevant to social group work. The tenth chapter ‘Group formation: stages of development of groups’ describes how group work is actually done. Different phases of group work process are described so that you understand that social workers do group work systematically and meaningfully. Group work is a popular and widely used social work method. Focusing particularly on the central role of mutual aid in effective group work, this text presents the theoretical base, outlines core principles, and introduces the skills for translating those theories and principles into practice.
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Social work with groups represents a broad domain of direct social work practice (Garvin, Gutierrez & Galinskey, ).
Social workers work with a variety of groups in all settings in which social work is practiced. While some have proposed that social work practice with groups reflects any and all groups within which social workers participate, other definitional. Dr Garvin is the author or editor of several books, including Group Work Research and Social Work and Social Justice, as well as many journal articles and book chapters, and served as coeditor of Small Group Research.
A past chair and current board member of the International Association for Social Work with Groups, he is a recipient of the /5(3).
Opening with an instructive survey of the roots and development of group social work―from the first YMCA to the establishment of the NASW―Northen and Kurland contribute to the integration of theory and research that forms the basis of group social work practice/5(7).
A leader in social work education and a bestselling author, Dr. Zastrow has written more than 45 articles in professional journals as well as nine books, including four other textbooks: THE GENERALIST SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS, SOCIAL PROBLEMS: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS, and UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL /5(14).
This comprehensive handbook presents major theories of social work practice with groups and explores contemporary issues in designing and evaluating interventions.
Students and practitioners gain an in-depth view of the many ways that groups are used to help people address personal problems, cope with disabilities, strengthen families and communities, resolve conflict, achieve social.
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. Written in an accessible style, this book highlights the distinctive aspects of social work policy and practice in Northern Ireland.
It covers the historical development of social work, explores. sibilities of the groupworker and consideration of groupwork as a social work intervention; this is then further developed in Chapters 4–7. The chapter will also introduce you to some of the different types of groups that you may work with in social work practice.
Chapter 3. forms of social work practice, such as those located within the settlement house movement (Andrews, ). Rather than focusing on treating individual, family, and community prob - lems, early group work practitioners used activity and other forms of recreation to engage members, increase their communication and cooperation, and build community.
Social work is a field of study in social sciences. It is mainly concerned with the study of social problems and social interventions. Social work sets to study individuals, groups. Social group work as a method in social work, recreation and informal education has achieved increasing importance during the past decade.
This book is an attempt to present an introduction to social group work as it has developed and as it is being practiced in the setting of social. Social Work Practice with Groups: Engagement, Assessment, and Planning With Julie Birkenmaier, Marla Berg-Weger This chapter addresses the nature of groups, briefly reviews the history of group work in social work practice, and explores the dimensions of group work that relate to types and purposes of groups.
What do you have to know, today, to be an effective group worker and what are the different group work approaches. With articles and entries, this book provides a comprehensive overview of social work with groups from its initial development to its astounding range of diverse practice today with many populations in different places.
The articles have been written by social workers. In book: Social Workers' Desk Reference, Edition: 3rd, Chapter: Best practices in social work with groups, Publisher: Oxford University Press.
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Free shipping for many products. Describe and apply research-based knowledge and frameworks in social work practice with individuals, families and small groups and critique the strengths and weaknesses of these various frameworks.
Recognize the potential impact of race, gender, ethnicity, social class, sexual orientation, power and privilege on social work practice. Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Social Work With Groups. List of issues Latest articles Partial Access; Volume 43 Volume 42 Volume 41 Volume 40 Volume 39 Volume 38 Books; Keep up to date.
Register to receive personalised research and resources by email. Sign me up. A social-work group creates a protective environment in which individuals confronting some of the same issues can have their needs addressed in a group setting. Support Groups Support groups help individuals who are coping with a situation or condition in their lives--for example, divorce, depression, cancer or other diseases.
This book provides a unique and compassionate perspective on group social work with a focus on clinical settings. In an open and user-friendly style, author Kenneth Reid offers practical, day-to-day strategies to help social workers work with people in small groups in a way that is therapeutic, growth producing, and by: The social work degree requires that students clearly demonstrate competence in working with groups.
Many social work students will begin working with families, communities and organisations before they qualify and are regularly assessed on this groupwork practice through assignments and observation.
Specialist skills are needed to cope in challenging groups and. A solid, theory-to-practice guide to contemporary mezzo and macro social work. Written by a renowned team of scholars, Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations focuses on the contemporary theory and practice of social work.
Each chapter delves deeply into the key theoretical considerations surrounding a particular practice area, /5(11). DUBLIN Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations.
Evidence-Based Assessments and. Help change the world by bringing ideas of social justice into your group work practice! Social workers who use hip-hop music to reach out to troubled adolescents.
Practitioners who compare First Nations talking circles with social work practice with groups.