Group Work with Populations at Risk

Group Work with Populations at Risk

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"Group Work with Populations at Risk, 2nd Edition", is a fundamental book aimed at social workers and other mental health professionals interested in at-risk groups with specific populations. Accessible and practical as well as scientifically and theoretically sound, the text provides a set of guidelines for social workers who are called upon to work with groups of people facing such issues as cancer, AIDS, addiction, head injury, divorce, mental illness, and abuse. The second edition expands the scope of the book to additionally address the significant world developments that have affected the social work profession and group work since the publication of the first edition in 1997. With new chapters on topics such as Internet self-help groups, group work with Asian-American immigrants, community and organizational factors, victims of school and community violence, and evidence-based practices, this nuts-and-bolts resource provides clear, practical guidelines and assessment measures that both students and practitioners can easily apply to a verity of group work environments.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 635.04g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 4 line illustrations
  • 0195156676
  • 9780195156676

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.,."an essential guide for current and future group work practice. In this extensively revised edition, foremost social work practitioners and scholars outline approaches for working with groups that are grounded in significant theories of group work...The Second Edition is strengthened by the addition of chapters on the challenges of providing individual counseling and mediating support groups on the Internet and working with immigrant populations. Group Work With Populations at Risk, 2E is a source of new knowledge or beginning and seasoned group work practitioners alike and deserves to be on their bookshelves.this splendid 458-page resource is an excellent choice for the value-conscious professional."--Social Work With Groups .,."an essential guide for current and future group work practice. In this extensively revised edition, foremost social work practitioners and scholars outline approaches for working with groups that are grounded in significant theories of group work...The Second Edition is strengthened by the addition of chapters on the challenges of providing individual counseling and mediating support groups on the Internet and working with immigrant populations. Group Work With Populations at Risk, 2E is a source of new knowledge or beginning and seasoned group work practitioners alike and deserves to be on their bookshelves.this splendid 458-page resource is an excellent choice for the value-conscious professional."--Social Work With Groups .,."a useful tool for social work educators and practitioners. The volume would make an excellent companion reader for a course in group work and would communicate to students the breadth of application of group worktechniques in practice. The book would also be of use to group work practitioners who are interested in expanding their work with specific populations at risk. The chapters are short, well written and referenced, and geared toward practitioners need for specific knowledge."--Families in Society ., ."an essential guide for current and future group work practice. In this extensively revised edition, foremost social work practitioners and scholars outline approaches for working with groups that are grounded in significant theories of group work...The Second Edition is strengthened by theaddition of chapters on the challenges of providing individual counseling and mediating support groups on the Internet and working with immigrant populations. Group Work With Populations at Risk, 2E is a source of new knowledge or beginning and seasoned group work practitioners alike and deserves tobe on their bookshelves.this splendid 458-page resource is an excellent choice for the value-conscious professional."--Social Work With Groups , .."an essential guide for current and future group work practice. In this extensively revised edition, foremost social work practitioners and scholars outline approaches for working with groups that are grounded in significant theories of group work...The Second Edition is strengthened by the addition of chapters on the challenges of providing individual counseling and mediating support groups on the Internet and working with immigrant populations. Group Work With Populations at Risk, 2E is a source of new knowledge or beginning and seasoned group work practitioners alike and deserves to be on their bookshelves.this splendid 458-page resource is an excellent choice for the value-conscious professional."--Social Work With Groups .,."an essential guide for current and future group work practice. In this extensively revised edition, foremost social work practitioners and scholars outline approaches for working with groups that are grounded in significant theories of group work...The Second Edition is strengthened by theaddition of chapters on the challenges of providing individual counseling and mediating support groups on the Internet and working with immigrant populations. Group Work With Populations at Risk, 2E is a source of new knowledge or beginning and seasoned group work practitioners alike and deserves tobe on their bookshelves.this splendid 458-page resource is an excellent choice for the value-conscious professional."--Social Work With Groups ..."an essential guide for current and future group work practice. In this extensively revised edition, foremost social work practitioners and scholars outline approaches for working with groups that are grounded in significant theories of group work...The Second Edition is strengthened by theaddition of chapters on the challenges of providing individual counseling and mediating support groups on the Internet and working with immigrant populations. Group Work With Populations at Risk, 2E is a source of new knowledge or beginning and seasoned group work practitioners alike and deserves tobe on their bookshelves.this splendid 458-page resource is an excellent choice for the value-conscious professional."--Social Work With Groupsshow more

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