Drawing on their extensive clinical experience in working with groups, Marianne and Gerald Corey provide a realistic approach to the blending of theory with practice in group work. This best-selling text has been updated with new examples, guidelines, insights, and ideas that demonstrate how group leaders can apply the basic issues and key concepts of the group process to a variety of groups. Offering up-to-date coverage of both the what is and the how to of group counseling, the Seventh Edition features a greater focus on group work with children, the elderly, issues in both women's and men's groups and in school settings.
Table of contents :
Part I: INTRODUCTION: BASIC ISSUES IN GROUP WORK.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Group Work.
Chapter 2. The Group Counselor: Person and Professional.
Chapter 3. Ethical and Legal Issues in Group Counseling.
Part II: GROUP PROCESS: STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT.
Chapter 4. Forming a Group.
Chapter 5. Initial Stage of a Group.
Chapter 6. Transition Stage of a Group.
Chapter 7. Working Stage of a Group.
Chapter 8. Final Stage of a Group.
Part III: APPLICATION OF GROUP PROCESS TO SPECIFIC GROUPS.
Chapter 9. Groups for Children.
Chapter 10. Groups for Adolescents.
Chapter 11. Groups for Adults.
Chapter 12. Groups for the Elderly.