Groups in Social Work: A Workbook

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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.

 

Features –

·         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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About the Author:

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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