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Effective Groupwork : Practical Social Work - Michael Preston-Shoot

Effective Groupwork

Practical Social Work

Paperback Published: 16th March 2007
ISBN: 9781403905529
Number Of Pages: 192

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This book is an essential introduction to the values, knowledge and skills required for working with different groups in different social work and social care settings. Accessible and comprehensive, this classic text will continue to be invaluable for students and practitioners in social work and the caring professions wanting to learn more about this key practice technique.

'Clearly written, this text is useful to students, managers, and practitioners alike - and not just those in social work, but in any other "people-orientated" professions.' - Lynda Hassall, Community Care Reviews of the first edition: '...covers the essentials of groupwork and raises all the questions pertinent to good practice...' - Voluntary Action '...a useful general introduction to groupwork.' - Social Work Today '...the most practical and down-to-earth primer on group work I have read.' - The Times Educational Supplement

Introduction : locating groupworkp. 1
Practice and potentialp. 5
Practising groupwork valuesp. 27
Types and purposes of groupsp. 45
Planning the groupp. 69
Planning group operationp. 89
Preparing to facilitate or lead groupsp. 109
Working with groupsp. 125
Supervisionp. 151
Evaluating and researching groupwork practicep. 171
Integrating groupwork into practicep. 187
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ISBN: 9781403905529
ISBN-10: 1403905525
Series: Practical Social Work
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 16th March 2007
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.8  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised