Empowerment in Action: Self-Directed Groupwork by Audrey MullenderEmpowerment in Action: Self-Directed Groupwork by Audrey Mullender

Empowerment in Action: Self-Directed Groupwork

byAudrey Mullender, Dave Ward, Jennie Fleming

Paperback | December 4, 2013

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From three leading authorities in the field, this re-visit to a classic text demonstrates how groupwork can be used as a flexible tool for service user empowerment and participation across a range of contexts. Walking the reader through each stage in group formation and evolution, it is an essential text for health and social care professionals.
Audrey Mullender is Principal of Ruskin College, Oxford, UK, and was formerly Professor of Social Work and Chair of the Faculty of Social Studies at the University of Warwick. She was Editor of the British Journal of Social Work for four years and is an Academician of the Social Sciences.Dave Ward is Professor of Social and Community S...
Title:Empowerment in Action: Self-Directed GroupworkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.24 inPublished:December 4, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230298176

ISBN - 13:9780230298170


Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. Empowerment: The Vacuum in Mainstream Practice.- 3. Groupwork: The Most Empowering and Effective Approach.- 4. Taking Stock: The Centrality of Values.- 5. The Group Takes Off.- 6. The Group Prepares to Take Action.- 7. Taking Action.- 8. The Group Takes Over.- 9. Spreading the Reach and Taking it Forward.- 10. Group Examples.- Appendices.- References.

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