Group Work With Populations at Risk

Group Work With Populations at Risk

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Group Work With Populations at Risk, Third Edition is a fundamental resource for practitioners in health and mental health settings and a comprehensive guidebook of group work skills. Geared toward students and professionals gaining a beginning understanding of groups, this volume describes how to work with vulnerable populations that include returning war veterans, Latino and Latina immigrants, women and men who were abused as children, children of divorce, and people struggling with substance abuse, AIDS, cancer, or chronic mental illness. Each chapter describes the population and reviews the relevant literature, identifies themes and practice principles, presents a case illustration, provides evaluation guidance, and refers readers to key references and web resources. Each one is designed to stand alone for easy reference, and overviews of skill building and evidence-based practice make this a timely, comprehensive resource for group leaders regardless of specialty.clinical trial (RCT) that uses experimental designs (Fraser et al., 2009). ... RCT, quasi-experimental research designs can approximate experimental controls by comparing the group that received a particular ... treatment manuals, practice guidelines, and textbook summaries of particular practice areas are designed to support systems of care, ... When they apply research evidence to their treatment decisions, social workers should be mindful of the strengths and limitations of each ofanbsp;...

Title:Group Work With Populations at Risk
Author:Geoffrey L. Greif, Paul H. Ephross
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2010-09-09


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