A-Z of Groups and Groupwork by Mark DoelA-Z of Groups and Groupwork by Mark Doel

A-Z of Groups and Groupwork

byMark Doel, Timothy Kelly

Paperback | November 28, 2013

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Launching Palgrave's new interdisciplinary Professional Keywords series, this reader-friendly reference guide distils the vast field of groupwork study and practice into digestible, yet authoritative, chunks. With over 60 alphabetized entries, it is the perfect introduction to groupwork for health and social care practice.
Mark Doel is Emeritus Professor of Social Work at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. He is the author of many books, including Using Groupwork (2005) and The Essential Groupworker (1999) with Catherine Sawdon.Timothy B. Kelly is Professor of Social Work at the University of Dundee, Scotland. He co-edits the journal Groupwork and has been...
Title:A-Z of Groups and GroupworkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.6 inPublished:November 28, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230308570

ISBN - 13:9780230308572

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Table of Contents

Accountability.- Activities.- Beginnings, Middles and Endings.- Cohesion.- Collective.- Community groups.- Confidentiality.- Conflict.- Contexts.- Counselling groups.- .- Co-working.- Democracy.- Development.- Differences and similarities.- Difficulties in groups.- Encounter groups.- Evaluation.- Evidence-base.- Flash groups.- Gender.- Ground-rules.- Group as a whole.- Group dynamics.- .- Group supervision.- Group-think.- Health groups.- History of group-work.- Human development and groups.- Individuals.- Involuntary groups.- Joining and leaving.- Leadership.- Learning groups.- Manualised groups.- Membership.- Methods and Models.- .- Open and closed groups.- Organisations as groups.- Outcomes.- Planning and Preparation.- Populations.- Power.- .- Problem-solving.- Process.- Purpose.- Race.- Recording and documentation.- Recreation groups.- Reflection and group-work.- Research using groups.- Researching groups.- Residential groups.- Resources.- Roles.- Selection.- Self-help groups.- Sessions.- Silence.- Size.- Skills.- Social action.- Structure.- Subgroups.- Supervision of group-work.- Support groups.- Taboos.- Tasks.- Teamwork.- Theories.- Therapy groups.- Time.- Values.- Venue.- Virtual groups.- Work groups

Editorial Reviews

'This comprehensive, clear and well written text provides a valuable resource for anyone involved in the planning, preparation and delivery of groupwork.' – Jane Westergaard, Senior Lecturer in Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK 'A unique contribution which thoughtfully and clearly explains salient social group work concepts and terms.' – Alex Gitterman, Zachs Professor of Social Work, Director of Doctoral Program, University of Connecticut, US "Doel and Kelly present 75 topics; each entry typically has three suggested further readings. A comprehensive international bibliography features over 500 entries … This volume will be a valuable addition to collections in a variety of social sciences."- Choice