Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, author Charles Zastrow's comprehensive, workbook-style text promotes his philosophy that you can learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class. In this seventh edition of SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS: A COMPREHENSIVE WORKBOOK, Zastrow discusses topics central to a successful understanding of group leadership: stages of groups, group dynamics, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of groups, and diversity in groups. When you participate in groups, the classroom becomes a lab where you can experience what it's like to work in and lead the many kinds of groups the author discusses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Every member will take on leadership roles at times. ... 2. Use decision-making procedures best suited for the issues facing a particular group. (See Chapter 6 for a discussion of a variety of ... (See Chapter 4.) 5. View controversy and conflict as natural and desirable for resolving issues and arriving at good decisions.
|Title||:||Social Work with Groups: A Comprehensive Workbook|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2008-02-21|