This popular text provides essential knowledge and skills for conducting creative, strengths-based group work with adolescents. A rich introduction to the field, enlivened by numerous illustrations from actual sessions, the book provides principles and guidelines for practice in a wide range of settings. Andrew Malekoff covers all phases of group work, from planning to leavetaking, and highlights the value of self-reflection for successfully handling even the most challenging group situations.
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Andrew Malekoff, MSW, CASAC, is associate executive director for North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center in Roslyn Heights, New York, and editor of the journal Social Work with Groups.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
Contents Preface I. The Adolescent in Context 1. Adolescent Development, Risk, and Opportunity 2. Between Adolescent and Group Worker II. Guidelines for Group Building 3. What's So Special about Group Work? 4. Planning in Group Work 5. Socializing Adolescents into Group Culture 6. Alliance Formation with Parents Whose Adolescent Children Join Groups 7. The Use of Problem Solving in Group Work 8. Cultivating a Sense of Competence, Belonging, and Creativity 9. Leave Taking, Moving On, and Looking Back III. Contemporary and Age-Old Themes in Group Work: Guidelines, Applications, and Practice Illustrations 10. Prejudice Reduction, Group Identity, and Intergroup Relations 11. Violence and Youth 12. Adolescent Sexuality and Group Work 13. Group Work as a Counterforce to Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse 14. Loneliness, Social Isolation, Scapegoating, and Group Work
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