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Groups: Fostering a Culture of Change



© 2014 | 80 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Learn to foster a group with positive group culture
This brief, easy-to-understand book draws on the latest research on group work to identify group conditions that yield a positive group culture. Throughout the book, authors Cheri L. Marmarosh, Emily Carter Dunton, and Claudia Ammendola explain how to nurture, support, and promote these conditions while addressing coverage of diversity and multicultural issues. Accreditation or specialty standards enhance the book’s presentation.

This book is part of the Group Work Practice Kit: Improving the Everyday Practice of Group Work, a collection of nine books each authored by scholars in the specific field of group work. To promote a consistent reading experience, the books in the collection conform to editor Robert K. Conyne’s outline. Designed to provide practitioners, instructors, students, and trainees with concrete direction for improving group work, the series provides thorough coverage of the entire span of group work practice.

This book is endorsed by the Association for Specialists in Group Work.
 
Chapter 1: Factors that Facilitate Change in Groups
 
Chapter 2: Empirical Evidence: Three Major Factors
 
Chapter 3: Group Cohesion and Empathy: Facilitating Safety to Promote Change
 
Chapter 4: Catharsis and Emotional Engagement: Facilitating Corrective Emotional Experiences
 
Chapter 5: Insight: Facilitating Changes in Perceptions of Self and Others
 
Chapter 6: Clinical Applications: Therapeutic Factors Coming Together
 
Learning Exercises
 
References
Key features

KEY FEATURES:

  • Brief and easy-to-understand, draws on the latest research on group work to identify group conditions that yield a positive group culture.
  • Authors Cheri L. Marmarosh, Emily Carter Dunton, and Claudia Ammendola explain how to nurture, support, and promote these conditions while addressing coverage of diversity and multicultural issues.
  • Accreditation or specialty standards enhance the book’s presentation.

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ISBN: 9781483332284
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