Failures in Group Work: How We Can Learn from Our Mistakes

Two chapters are devoted to each major type of group work: task groups; psychoeducational groups; counselling groups; and psychotherapy groups. Used book in Good Condition. In each case study presented, performing and processing, Robert K Conyne covers the background, focuses on the group leadership functions of planning, and analyzes the major elements of the case.

Actual failures in group work are examined in this book, as are the ways in which group leaders learnt from their mistakes, transforming failure into success.

Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

Basic Books. Yalom and his collaborator Dr. The classic work on group psychotherapyHailed by Jerome Frank as "the best book that exists on the subject, " Irvin D. Yalom's the theory and practice of Group Psychotherapy has been the standard text in the field for decades. In this completely revised and updated fifth edition, Dr.

At once scholarly and lively, incisive, this is the most up-to-date, and comprehensive text available on group psychotherapy. Molyn leszcz expand the book to include the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise.

New topics include: online therapy, ethnocultural diversity, specialized groups, trauma and managed care.

Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups

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Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and Organizational Life: Crossing Boundaries

Used book in Good Condition. Readers will enhance their analytic and practice skills in addressing factors that impact diverse groups and organizations, including ethical considerations, dynamics of entering and joining, strategies for leadership, social roles, and termination. Basic Books. Used book in Good Condition.

This book presents a theoretical framework for understanding leadership and authority in group and organizational life. Using relational psychoanalytic and systems theory, the authors examine conscious and unconscious processes as they relate to racial and cultural issues in the formation and maintenance of groups.

Unique among group dynamics texts, the book explores aspects of racial and cultural influences in every chapter.

Working with Families: An Integrative Model by Level of Need 5th Edition

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5

The criteria are concise and explicit, clinical, private practice, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, outpatient, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings—inpatient, and primary care. Used book in Good Condition. The latest findings in neuroimaging and genetics have been integrated into each disorder along with gender and cultural considerations.

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This new edition of diagnostic and statistical manual of mental Disorders DSM-5, used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Dimensional assessments for research and validation of clinical results have been provided.

Specific criteria have been streamlined, asperger’s syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder into autism spectrum disorder, the restructuring of substance use disorders for consistency and clarity, consolidated, the streamlined classification of bipolar and depressive disorders, or clarified to be consistent with clinical practice including the consolidation of autism disorder, and the enhanced specificity for major and mild neurocognitive disorders.

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A Handbook of Interactive Exercises for Groups

This book is for anyone who has ever volunteered to lead a seminar or run a workshop, or for anyone who has ever been cajoled into chairing a meeting or leading a group. The exercises in this book will deliver these results. Designed to be used in a variety of settings, these exercises will benefit all professional and personal organizations, from business meetings to adult education seminars to therapy groups.

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Even the implementation of just 3-4 exercises will lead to improved group performance and enjoyment. Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5. Used book in Good Condition. They may also be adapted for use with various age groups, ability levels, and diverse backgrounds. Novice facilitators may recognize the anxiety that accompanies the first encounter with an assembled group.

Even seasoned veterans often wonder how to excite and engage their audience more effectively and more often.

An Introduction to Group Work Practice 7th Edition

Students receive a thorough grounding in areas that vary from treatment to organizational and community settings. Basic Books. Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5. This comprehenisve group practice text prepares students to work with either treatment or task oriented groups, this comprehensive revised edition offers the most up-to-date research available and continues to stress the importance of developing skills in group-work.

Hard cover - navy blue. Used book in Good Condition. Numerous case studies, practice examples, and guiding principles add to the ease and readability of this popular text. Content is tied to cswe's core competencies and practice behaviors that are necessary for generalist and specialized social work practice with groups.

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The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals and Substance Abuse Counselors

Shea, the originator of the case approach, shows exactly how to creatively and flexibly use its innovative interviewing techniques to match the unique needs of every client. I believe that the case Approach is a remarkable conceptual and clinical contribution to the field of suicidology. Shea explores the causes of suicidal ideation as well as the nuances of risk actors, protective factors, and the complexities of the clinical formulation of risk.

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Hard cover - navy blue. He skillfully integrates all of this information for the reader by using real-life case examples and addressing daunting clinical challenges head-on such as assessing suicide risk with clients coping with borderline personality disorder or psychotic process. As follows: "the case approach moves the clinician almost imperceptibly into the secret internal workings of the mind and soul of the patient tormented by suicidal ideation.

In addition Dr. Dr. Mental health presses is pleased to re-issue this classic in contemporary suicide prevention originally published in 2002.

Social Work Evaluation: Enhancing What We Do

It is increasingly the responsibility of all professionals to provide evidence supporting the relevance and effectiveness of their programs and individual practices. Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Social work evaluation is a straightforward guide to conducting evaluations during the planning, implementation, and outcome stages of programs and practices.

This comprehensive book offers students the knowledge and skills to play a more accountable role in the future of their profession. Features: new chapter! reviews a published evaluation report to illustrate the importance of the consumer role in reading and utilizing evaluation studies; New content on how evaluations can generate and promote evidence as a central goal; Expanded content on using the logic model as a framework for evaluations; Expanded content on evaluation during the implementation stage; Covers both practice and program evaluations; Discusses qualitative, PowerPoints, discussion questions, quantitative, exercises, and graphs designed to appeal to students with a range of learning styles; Instructor's manual with sample syllabi, charts, a CSWE core competency fulfillment guide, and mixed methods of evaluation; Case examples, assignments, and test banks Basic Books.

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Social Work Macro Practice 5th Edition

Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Hard cover - navy blue. English 5th Edition, International Edition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Explore current issues – the new edition includes up-to-date information on values and ethical dilemmas and community and organization analysis.

Teaching & learning experience  Improve Critical Thinking – The entire text takes students from conceptual understanding to practicalities of implementation. This series helps students understand and master CSWE’s core competencies with a variety of pedagogy highlighted competency content and critical thinking questions for the competencies throughout.

The book focuses on work with organizations and communities, including planned change approaches and implementation. Basic Books. Apply cswe core competencies – integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS throughout – highlights competencies and practice behaviors and includes expensive pedagogy. Engage students – a blend of historical ideologies with contemporary trends allows students to explore the development of social work practices.

This book is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. Support instructors – instructor’s manual and test Bank, Computerized Test Bank MyTest, Blackboard Test Item File, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package.