Group Techniques

Group Techniques : How to Use Them More Purposefully

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Group Techniques offers a practical new approach to understanding and implementing a broad range of group techniques. Through the Purposeful Group Techniques Model (PGTM), a generic, flexible conceptual model that can be adapted for use in a variety of contexts, the text demonstrates how group leaders can choose counseling techniques purposefully based on the type of group, the group's developmental stage, and applicable best practice guidelines. Talking through and comparing choices of techniques, along with each person's rationale will provide the very richest of learning experiences. As one result, students will not only learn about how to select and use group techniques but will learn a lot about themselves as people and group leaders. With the help of the model and concrete case-based descriptions of how to lead groups, the text examines counseling, psychoeducation, psychotherapy, and task more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 476.28g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131149881
  • 9780131149885

Table of contents

PART I Background for Considering and Using Group Techniques More Purposefully Chapter 1 Setting the Stage for Using Techniques in Counseling and Psychoeducation GroupsChapter 2 A Framework for Using Techniques: The Purposeful Group Techniques Model (PGTM)Chapter 3 How to Select and Use Techniques in Counseling and Psychoeducation Groups PART II Techniques in Planning Counseling and Psychoeducation Groups Chapter 4 Planning Techniques: Designing What Is to Be Done PART III Techniques in Performing Counseling and Psychoeducation Groups Chapter 5 Performance Techniques at the Beginning Stage of Group Development: Getting Established and TransitioningChapter 6 Performance Techniques at the Middle Stage of Group Development: Connecting and ProducingChapter 7 Performance Techniques at the Ending Stage of Group Development: Consolidating and Forecasting PART IV Techniques in Processing Counseling and Psychoeducation Groups Chapter 8 Processing Techniques to Use Within Group Sessions or MeetingsChapter 9 Processing Techniques to Use Between Group Sessions or Meetings PART V Techniques for Additional Types of Groups Chapter 10 Group Techniques in Task and Psychotherapy Groups PART VI Closure Chapter 11 Summarizing Group Techniques Appendix: Toolbox of TechniquesSubject IndexAuthor Indexshow more