Working in Groups

Author: Isa N. Engleberg
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134415558
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A practical approach that helps students learn how to work together in groups successfully REVEL™ for Working in Groups provides students with practical strategies, built on theory and research, for communicating and working successfully in groups. Utilizing the concept of balance as a unifying metaphor, authors Isa Engleberg and Dianna Wynn help students acquire the tools to apply group communication theories, methods, and skills effectively — helping them become more valuable and ethical group members. REVEL for the Seventh Edition offers coverage of fresh topics as well as a new closing chapter on group presentations that better helps students master this key skill. REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Social Work with Groups A Comprehensive Workbook

Author: Charles Zastrow
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495506427
Format: PDF
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Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, author Charles Zastrow's comprehensive, workbook-style text promotes his philosophy that you can learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In this seventh edition of SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS: A COMPREHENSIVE WORKBOOK, Zastrow discusses topics central to a successful understanding of group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. When you participate in groups, the classroom becomes a lab where you can experience what it's like to work in and lead the many kinds of groups the author discusses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Group Work

Author: Dave Capuzzi
Publisher: Love Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780891083443
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides counselors in educational, mental health, private practice, and rehabilitation settings practical guidelines for facilitating groups. This text goes beyond the adaptation or application of theories of individual counseling to the group work setting. New to the fifth edition are updated chapters addressing ethical/legal considerations in group work, as well as diversity issues in group work. This edition also has an updated section entitled "Group Work in Selected Settings," which includes chapters on groups in schools, mental health, and rehabilitation settings. Readers will find these changes to be of high interest and helpful in developing an appropriate knowledge and skills base for group work. In addition, this text includes chapters on the specialty groups (task, psychoeducational, and psychotherapy) identified by the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW), which complement and extend the information included in the chapters covering professional issues related to group work. Special Features A comprehensive overview of major issues connected with group work Study guide - Links below A combination of research, theory, and practice information Case studies

Group Dynamics for Teams

Author: Daniel Levi
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483378357
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Incorporating the latest research throughout, Daniel Levi’s Fifth Edition of Group Dynamics for Teams explains the basic psychological concepts of group dynamics, focusing on their application with teams in the workplace. Grounded in psychology research and a practical focus on organizational behavior issues, this engaging book helps readers understand and more effectively participate in teams.

Communicating in Groups and Teams Sharing Leadership

Author: Gay Lumsden
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 049557046X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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COMMUNICATING IN GROUPS AND TEAMS: SHARING LEADERSHIP, 5th Edition examines issues of teamwork and leadership with a strong focus on ethics and diversity. The Fifth Edition addresses the recent attention given to teams in business and industry, and includes an examination of technology’s role in small group communication. The text also explores the growing trend among colleges to challenge students’ understanding of their leadership competence and consider the ethical and social implications of group participation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Group Work Practice

Author: Ronald W. Toseland
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134059050
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Widely used by professionals, educators, and students in undergraduate and graduate courses in schools of social work throughout the United States and the world, this text presents a comprehensive, coherent, organized overview of group work practice from a generalist practice perspective. The new Eighth Edition continues to include typologies illustrating group work practice with task and treatment groups at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels. Thoroughly updated throughout, the new edition of An Introduction to Group Work Practice includes research on virtual groups, updated and deeper content on practice with treatment and task groups, the most current literature on working with reluctant and resistant group members, updated and expanded sections on working with individuals who have difficulty engaging in and sustaining work in groups, updated material on leadership and diversity, and thoroughly updated reference material and new content from evidence-based practice sources.

Community Health and Wellness

Author: Anne McMurray
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 072958223X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Community Health & Wellness: Primary health care in practice, 5th Edition represents contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community. It challenges students and health professionals to become more aware of the primary health care (PHC) environments in which they work in order to gain an understanding of what is socially determining the health of the individuals, families and communities within their care. Provides a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand Research and evidence-based practice throughout each chapter Group exercises that can be used in practice or tutorial groups Reflective questions to challenge the understanding of key principles and practice Additional resources for lecturers via Evolve. Two new chapters: Chapter 3 Assessing the Community Chapter 6 Working in groups The SDH Assessment Circle - a new model for community assessment Stronger emphasis on working with migrant and refugee families A new continuous case study - The Mason and Smith families

Small Group and Team Communication

Author: Thomas E. Harris
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478637625
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Much of contemporary communication occurs between and among small groups, whether in person in a work setting or on the Internet via email, Facebook, or instant messages. How we engage in our small-group communication in each medium matters. To be effective we have to consider our group roles, norms, cohesion, process, and phases of development, as well as our personal verbal and nonverbal communication and listening styles. To succeed as a member of a team, we need to consider the limits of our personal experience and perspective, recognize the creative strength of diverse perspectives in decision making and problem solving, develop our conflict-management skills, and strengthen our leadership skills. To be successful necessitates an understanding of group process, participation style, ethical group behavior, and the influences of the medium. Small Group and Team Communication explores all these different interconnections and the communication strategies we use in our work and social groups. The authors use the systems perspective as their core approach throughout the text, treating small groups as complex open systems reliant upon communication to achieve success. Many chapters highlight the importance of considering ethics and diversity in relation to a variety of topics. Harris and Sherblom address the growing influence of computer-mediated communication to this discipline. Real-world, applied examples show students that what they’re learning aren’t simply abstract concepts, but knowledge that will serve them outside the classroom.

Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy Fifth Edition

Author: J. Scott Rutan
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462516637
Format: PDF
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Regarded as the definitive practitioner reference and text, this accessible work addresses how to set up therapy groups and make them work. A wealth of clinical material illustrates the components of effective group therapy and the mechanisms and processes of change. Practical topics discussed include patient selection and preparation, leadership issues, communication of affect in groups, dealing with "difficult" patients, time-limited groups, and facilitating successful terminations. A chapter-length case example with commentary from each author brings an entire group session to life and explores ways to handle common dilemmas. New to This Edition *Incorporates current theory (psychodynamic and interpersonal), and supporting clinical and neurobiological research. *Every chapter revised and updated. *Chapter-length case example is entirely new. *Chapter on Frequently Asked Questions includes many new issues.

Inpatient Group Psychotherapy

Author: Irvin D. Yalom
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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In a book for front-line clinicians, Irvin Yalom turns to the inpatient psychiatric setting and offers new ways of conceptualizing the techniques of group therapy for use on acute wards. While some group therapy occurs in all psychiatric hospitals, it is rarely handled systematically and is not properly supported by the psychiatric leadership. Arguing from his own research results and from his years of experience, Yalom makes a strong case for the importance and efficacy of group therapy on all acute wards. "An eminently practical guide to what works".--Marc Hertzman, Dir., George Washington Univ. Medical Center. Notes, Appendix and Index.