Group Work with Populations At-Risk by Geoffrey Greif

Group Work with Populations At-Risk

EditorGeoffrey Greif, Carolyn Knight

Paperback | September 13, 2016

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Group Work with Populations a Risk, Fourth Edition is a fundamental resource for practitioners in health and mental health settings and a comprehensive guidebook of group work skills. Geared toward students and professionals gaining a beginning understanding of groups, this volume describeshow to work with vulnerable populations. The first chapters, new additions to this edition and written by a new co-editor, provide overarching skills and techniques that apply across group work settings and populations. These skills, along with case examples, provide a template for practice withgroups. The vulnerable populations that are addressed include returning war veterans, immigrants, the aging and their caregivers, children and adults who have been abused, and people struggling with substance abuse issues, cancer, and chronic mental illness. New chapters have been added forsurvivors of sex trafficking, children in need of social skills training, people who experienced intimate partner violence, parents who are homeless, and fathers who are incarcerated. Each chapter (designed to stand alone for easy reference) describes the population and reviews the relevantliterature, identifies themes and practice principles, presents case illustrations, provides evaluation guidance, and refers readers to key references and web resources.

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Geoffrey Greif, PhD, MSW, is Professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. He has authored numerous books and more than 125 journal articles and book chapters. His research on relationships has been cited in news outlets throughout the world, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The Tim...
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Title:Group Work with Populations At-RiskFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pagesPublished:September 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190212128

ISBN - 13:9780190212124

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