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Groupwork Practice in Social Work By Trevor Lindsay

Groupwork Practice in Social Work by Trevor Lindsay

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Summary

A concise introduction to groupwork practice in social work.

Groupwork Practice in Social Work Summary

Groupwork Practice in Social Work by Trevor Lindsay

Social work degree students must be confident in working with groups of service users as well as other professionals. This revised new edition introduces the practicalities of planning, establishing, facilitating and evaluating social work projects including small helping groups as well as interprofessional working parties. The authors examine the best methods in setting up a group, the issues around power and anti-oppressive practice, and how to cope with unexpected or unhelpful outcomes. This second edition features new material on sociodrama and psychodrama action methods, with more examples from actual groupwork projects.

About Trevor Lindsay

Trevor Lindsay draws on twenty years experience as a practitioner, manager and trainer in the probation service. Since 1995 he has been a lecturer at the University of Ulster, where he has taught a range of social work subjects at both qualifying and post-qualifying levels. He has published research articles on hate crime, groupwork, criminal justice and student learning and is co-author of Groupwork Practice in Social Work in the Transforming Social Work Practice series. Trevor recently retired from teaching but continues to write. Sue Orton is Learning and Teaching Advisor based at the University of Sussex operating across UK Higher Education working with senior academics and professors to improve university learning and teaching. An innovator with drive, humour, flexibility and determination to devise, manage and deliver local and national initiatives on time and within budget. Has specific expertise in training trainers and experts in using experiential learning including learning design and delivery and people and team development. Teaches workshop facilitation, intervention skills, mentoring and coaching, emotional intelligence, and self and peer assessment.

Table of Contents

Introduction What is groupwork? Planning your group: initial planning decisions Facilitation and co-facilitation Setting up the group Group processes Programming and activities Issues of power and oppression Coping with unexpected or unhelpful responses Monitoring, recording and evaluating your work Conclusion

Additional information

GOR005434391
9780857255020
0857255029
Groupwork Practice in Social Work by Trevor Lindsay
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2011-07-01
160
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