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Group processes in social work

a theoretical synthesis

by Tom Douglas

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Published by Wiley in Chichester [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

  • Social group work

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    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementTom Douglas.
    LC ClassificationsHV45 .D67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4721313M
    ISBN 100471996769
    LC Control Number78008401

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    Group work as form of social work is directed towards giving people a constructive experience of membership in a group, so that they may develop further as individuals and be better able to contribute to the life of the community. Human Behavior and the Social Environment 7 Paradigms and Social Work 8 Two Types of Paradigms the book may work best in programs with a two-course HBSE sequence The processes involved in doing social work Social workers are expected to be knowl-edgeable about the File Size: 1MB.

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Group processes in social work: A theoretical synthesis Hardcover – January 1, by Tom Douglas (Author)Cited by: 3. Group Processes in Social Work: A Theoretical Synthesis by Tom Douglas.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Group Processes in Social Work: A Theoretical Ratings: 0. Social Work with Groups: A Process Model 1st Edition by Joseph Anderson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Joseph Anderson Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: INTRODUCTION. Groups are the basic expressions of human relationships; in them lies the greatest power of man.

To try to work with them in a disciplined way is like trying to har- ness the power of the elements and includes the same kind of scientific thinking, as well as serious consideration of ethics.

Konopka is a professor emerita, a well-known author of numerous books and articles translated into 11 languages and a world lecturer. Bibliographic information Title. Beulah Compton's respected problem-solving model for social work has long been a standard in the field. Now, Beulah Compton, with co-author Burt Galaway, has updated this comprehensive model to address such timely issues as advocacy, case management, health maintenance organizations, and community work.

The book's conceptual framework supports, encourages, and organizes skill. • Understanding of the historical and the current use of groups in social work practice. • Ability to understand, assess, and use group properties and group processes occurring in a group.

• Ability to understand and work with diversity in Size: KB. UNDERSTANDING GROUP PROCESS Group process refers to how an organization’s members work together to get things done. Typically, organizations spend a great deal of time and energy setting and striving to reach goals but give little consideration to what is happening between and to the group’s greatest resource – it’s members.

While. Dealing with conflicts in group work is the theme of Section 5. An essential tool in group work is dialogue as a fundamental communication process. The facilitation of group work enhancing dialogue processes is the topic of Section 6.

The facilitation of focus group work is discussed in Section 7. This kind of group workFile Size: KB. The focus of group process is on working groups as they perform their assigned functions and attempt to meet their goals. Basic principles underlie group process and these dimensions can be measured to characterize the current status of the group.

The Difference Between Task, Counseling, and Psychotherapy Groups. The deliberate study of group work in social work reveals that many spheres of our personal and professional lives are comprised of groups. Whether family groups, committees, work teams, therapeutic groups, etc. social workers are likely to navigate and traverse many different types of groups during their profession.

Social group work as a method in social work, recreation and informal education has achieved increasing importance during the past decade. This book is an attempt to present an introduction to social group work as it has developed and as it is being practiced in the setting of social agencies.

group-work group and in the subsequent chapters. Douglas assumes that there are certain processes that are essential and ubiq-uitous in all small groups, and that these group processes occur whether or not a social worker is present and attempting to influence them in some way.

some unforeseen developments as the group process unfolds. The contract may be in written or an oral understanding. The contract binds the worker and members to planned schedules of the group and facilitate an environment to conduct the group processes effectively.

Finally the worker has to prepare a stage for beginning the group proceedings File Size: KB. The social work degree requires that students clearly demonstrate competence in working with groups. Many social work students will begin working with families, communities and organisations before they qualify and are regularly assessed on this groupwork practice through assignments and observation.

Social group work: formulation of a method, Kenneth E. Reid explores a pivotal time in the development of the theory and practice of working with groups within social work.

Group work – expansion and professionalism, – Kenneth E. Reid explores how group work was increasingly presented as part of social work (as against informal education and recreation) and the fascinating. Social workers and group workers in health care settings incorporate a biopsychosocial benefits of the group process.

The following section reviews the use of group work in health Year Book: []). These groups provided the community and its members withFile Size: KB. This book describes an advanced generalist approach to direct social work practice with individuals, couples, families and groups. Intervention paradigms that include psychodynamic, cognitive/behavioral/communications, experiential/humanistic, existential and transpersonal are presented as the four sources of social work.

Use of Groups in School Social Work: Group Work and Group Processes Kendra J. Garrett, Ph.D. A survey of 54 school social workers indicated that they use group work extensively in their practice to address a number of student issues.

Cognitive-behavioral theories were most commonly used to guide these groups, andCited by: It is a psycho social process which is concerned in developing leadership and cooperation with building on the interests of the group for a social purpose. Social group work is a method through which individuals in groups in social agency setting are helped by a worker who guides their interaction through group activities so that they may relate to others and experience growth opportunities in accordance.

Group Processes Donelson R. Forsyth and Jeni Burnette Social behavior is oft en group behavior. People are in many respects individuals seeking their personal, private objectives, yet they are also members of social collectives that bind members to one another.

Th e tendency to join with othersFile Size: KB.Social change is driven by conflict, with periods of change interrupting long periods of stability. Note: Social workers use this theory to understand clients who are experiencing oppression in some form or another in our capitalist society.

Primary Perspectives Strengths – Stems from the work of Saleeby () – The social worker assumes File Size: KB.The specific intent of this book is to help social work students and social service practitioners develop a sound base of practice in working with task groups.

Smith, P. () Group work as a process of social influence. In N. McCaughan (Ed.), Group work: Learning and Task groups in the social services, Sage sourcebooks for the human.