Generalist Social Work Practice with Groups

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Examining all aspects of group work that generalist social workers are likely to encounter, Generalist Social Work Practice with Groups uses a practical and applied approach to show how to effectively form and facilitate groups.

 

It is the third in a series of generalist texts by Stephen Yanca and Louise Johnson that uses the authors’ generalist model with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

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Generalist Social Work Practice with Groups

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By:  Stephen J. Yanca and Louise C. Johnson

 

Examining all aspects of group work that generalist social workers are likely to encounter, Generalist Social Work Practice with Groups uses a practical and applied approach to show how to effectively form and facilitate groups. It is the third in a series of generalist texts by Stephen Yanca and Louise Johnson that uses the authors’ generalist model with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

 

Generalist Social Work Practice with Groups is organized in three parts

  • Part I provides an overview of foundation material on generalist social work practice with groups.
  • Part II applies the Johnson/Yanca model for generalist group work practice to the types of groups that generalist social workers are most likely to encounter.
  • Part III applies the authors’ model to working with organizations and communities and with various types of task groups.

  

Highlights of this new text

  • Shows how to assess, plan, take action, evaluate, and terminate each stage with various types of groups and provides an outline for understanding how to most effectively use group work.
  • Helps apply concepts by using several case examples from a variety of settings.
  • Presents models that include indications and counterindications for working with various client systems.
  • Offers a variety of pedagogy to help readers better understand the material presented: a summary; a statement of learning expectations for each chapter; study questions; and suggested readings for use by students, teachers, and practitioners.
  • Includes at the end of the book an appendix with chapter notes, a glossary of key terms, and an index..

 

 Books in the Yanca/Johnson series

Generalist Social Work Practice with Groups

Social Work Practice: A Generalist Approach, Ninth Edition

Generalist Social Work Practice with Families

 

What the Reviewers are saying

“This book is comprehensive, practical, and relevant to group work in health care and community systems. It is thorough, comprehensive, and readable.” — Ray Feroz, Clarion University

 

“[The book] provides comprehensive coverage of many of the most important topics for learning group work practice.” — Matthew Theriot, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

 

 

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