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The fifth edition of this highly readable book examines all of the essential skills required to be an effective leader of a variety of groups in a variety of settings. It explores the history of group therapy work, and the development of groups–how they grow, how they change, and how various groups differ. It addresses the specifics of working with children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. And, it discusses ten prominent theoretical perspectives from which groups can be approached, covering how each theory evolved, how it is practiced, and the results it most commonly achieves. Includes coverage of working with gay/lesbian/bisexual clients in groups and includes expanded coverage of the multicultural aspects of group work and understanding the influence of culture, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation and other factors on how groups function and what they can accomplish. For professionals in the field of group counseling.
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Groups: A Counseling Specialty not only provides readers with everything they need to know about group therapy, group counseling, and work groups — it also challenges students to reflect upon what they have learned as well as upon their own experiences in groups. Current in its coverage and written to be enjoyed by students, this text presents a comprehensive look at groups, including the history of group work, dynamics of groups, leadership in groups, ethical issues in groups, multicultural aspects of groups, stages of group development, groups across the life span, and the theoretical basis for working with groups
The new sixth edition of Groups: A Counseling Specialty has been completely re-organized to enhance student learning and now contains a new chapter on specialty groups, 20 new case histories, and over 100 new references.
Katherine Ziff is a scholar of psychiatric history and asylums. She is a public school mental health counselor and an artist. Ziff has published articles in "History of Psychiatry, Counselor Education and Supervision, Creativity in Mental Health, Chrysalis, New Research in Mental Health", and elsewhere.
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