The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling

Hardcover | September 5, 2011

EditorRobert K. Conyne

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Group counseling is a dynamic and valuable treatment device used by therapists throughout the psychological disciplines, one that has proven effective in promoting change and growth in a variety of populations and settings. The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling takes an innovative approachto this expansive topic, providing both a comprehensive field manual for practitioners and an authoritative reference work for teachers and researchers.Comprising 31 topic-based chapters by leading practitioners and researchers, this handbook covers the full spectrum of current and relevant topics in group counseling, including: - definitions and background- history and efficacy- key change processes (e.g., therapeutic factors, group cohesion, group climate)- group leader strategies and characteristics- new applications for group counseling strategies, including online groups - group counseling with special populations- the future of group counselingWith roots in the most recent and relevant literature, The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling is an ideal text for training programs (counselor education, clinical psychology, social work, or human services) or as a reference for researchers in counseling psychology. Whoever the reader, it avaluable and comprehensive guidebook for both students and practitioners in the growing practice of group counseling.

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Group counseling is a dynamic and valuable treatment device used by therapists throughout the psychological disciplines, one that has proven effective in promoting change and growth in a variety of populations and settings. The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling takes an innovative approachto this expansive topic, providing both a com...

Robert K. Conyne, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus from the University of Cincinnati, is a Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Counselor and Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) and the American Psychological Association.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:608 pages, 7.28 × 10.12 × 1.42 inPublished:September 5, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195394453

ISBN - 13:9780195394450

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Table of Contents

Part IIntroduction1. Robert K. Conyne: Introduction: Solidifying and Advancing Group CounselingPart IIContext2. Donelson R. Forsyth: The Nature and Significance of Groups3. Donald E. Ward: Definition of Group Counseling4. George R. Leddick: The History of Group Counseling5. Lynn S. Rapin: Ethics, Best Practices and Law in Group Counseling6. Janice DeLucia-Waack: Diversity in Groups7. Sally M. Hage, Mark Mason, and Jung Eun Kim: A Social Justice Approach to Group CounselingPart IIIKey Change Processes8. Dennis M. Kivlighan, Jr., Joseph R. Miles, and Jill D. Paquin: Therapeutic Factors in Group Counseling: Asking New Questions9. Cheri L. Marmarosh and Stacy M. Van Horn: Cohesion in Counseling and Psychotherapy Groups10. Debra Theobald McClendon and Gary M. Burlingame: Group Climate: Construct in Search of Clarity11. Virginia Brabender: Group DevelopmentPart IVResearch12. Sally H. Barlow: Evidence Bases for Group Practice13. Rex Stockton and D. Keith Morran: General Research Models14. Jonathan P. Schwartz, Michael Waldo, and Margaret Schwartz Moravec: Assessing Group15. Deborah J. Rubel and Jane E. Atieno Okech: Qualitative Research Approaches and Group CounselingPart VLeadership16. James P. Trotzer: Personhood of the Leader17. Mark D. Newmeyer: Group Techniques18. Sheri Bauman: Group Leader Style and Functions19. Nina W. Brown: Group Leadership Teaching and Training: Methods and Issues20. Maria T. Riva: Supervision of Group Counseling21. Samuel T. Gladding: Creativity and Spontaneity in GroupsPart VIApplications22. Cynthia R. Kalodner and Alexa E. Hanus: Groups across Settings23. Jeanmarie Keim and David L. Olguin: Group Counseling across the Life Span: A Psychosocial Perspective24. Kathleen Ritter: Group Counseling with Sexual Minorities25. Michael Waldo, Jonathan P. Schwartz, Arthur Horne, and Laura Cote: Prevention Groups26. J. Jeffries McWhirter, Paula T. McWhirter, Benedict T. McWhirter, and Ellen Hawley McWhirter: International Group Counseling27. Jerrold Lee Shapiro: Brief Group Treatment28. Phyllis R. Silverman: Mutual Help Groups: What Are They and What Makes Them Work?29. Betsy J. Page: Online Groups30. David W. Foy, Kent D. Drescher, and Patricia J. Watson: Groups for Trauma/DisasterPart VIIConclusion and Future Directions31. Robert K. Conyne: Group Counseling: 50 Basic Premises and the Need for Mainstreaming