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Using Groupwork By Mark Doel (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)

Using Groupwork

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Written by an experienced groupworker and academic, this book aims to promote knowledge and understanding of groupwork and group processes, particularly in social work and social care settings. It includes: illustrative group examples; quotes from groupworkers; key learning points based on research; activities to develop practice; and more.
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Using Groupwork by Mark Doel (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)

Written by an experienced groupworker and academic, this book promotes greater knowledge and understanding of groupwork and group processes, particularly in social work and social care settings. Incorporating both theory and practice, it provides a practical guide to those considering groupwork, and further inspiration for those already involved. The book incorporates a number of case examples of groups run in mainstream social work, social care and multidisciplinary settings.

Skills-based in approach, this original text includes:

  • illustrative group examples
  • quotes from groupworkers
  • key learning points based on research
  • activities to develop practice
  • suggestions for further reading.

Published in association with Community Care Magazine, the book meets the changing needs of today's students and practitioners in social care and is a welcome addition to the current literature.

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Using Groupwork Reviews


'Using Groupwork forms a useful introductory guide to groups within the helping professions. Its unique features will make it...the text of choice for many students and practitioners who are at the early stage of developing their groupwork practice...it provides an evidence-based approach to groupwork. It should be highly recommended.' - Jonathan Parker, Bournemouth University, UK

About Mark Doel (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)


Professor Mark Doel has practised, taught and researched groupwork for many years as a social work practitioner and academic. This extensive experience underpins Using Groupwork, giving it currency and authenticity. Mark Doel is co-editor of 'Groupwork' journal and author of twelve books, many translated into other languages. He is currently Research Professor of Social Work at Sheffield Hallam University.

Table of Contents


1. Introduce 2. Understand 3. Prepare 4. Meet 5. Do 6. Lead 7. Beware 8. Value 9. Grow Appendix: Example answers to some Activities Bibliography Index

Additional information

GOR004452472
Using Groupwork by Mark Doel (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)
Mark Doel (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)
The Social Work Skills Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2005-11-10
192
0415339324
9780415339322
N/A
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