Filled with practical information and an abundance of case examples and exercises, Groups in Social Work: A Workbook addresses the common problems and issues that typically come up in groups. It shows how social workers can effectively use a strengths-based approach to both prevent and correct problems that may occur within the group.
· Case vignettes, examples, and questions are posed throughout the workbook
· Strengths-based approach throughout, with one chapter completely devoted to it (Ch.11)
· An abundance of examples from diverse settings (e.g., clubhouse settings) and different types of groups (e.g. psychoeducational)
· An Appendix dedicated to evidence-based practice coincides with Chapter 2 to help students learn how to find evidence-based curriculums
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Dr. Jacqueline Corcoran is an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work. Her books include Evidence-Based Social Work Practice with Families: A Lifespan Approach (Springer, 2000), Clinical Applications of Evidence-Based Family Interventions (Oxford, 2003), Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients (Oxford, 2004), Cognitive-Behavioral Methods for Social Workers: A Workbook (Allyn Bacon, 2006), and Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice (with Joseph Walsh, Oxford, 2006).Review:
“[This textbook] fills a need and void in clinical social work education.” -- Thomas A. Atilt, University of Georgia, Athens
“The workbook provides an exceptional collection of dialogued case examples.” – Dina M. Kessler, University of Texas, Austin
“When I began reading the workbook I found myself answering the questions and was both curious and excited about what was next!” -- J. Camille Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Book Description Pearson, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110205542727
Book Description Pearson, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0205542727