An Introduction to Group Work Practice

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Allyn and Bacon, 2001 - Social Science - 550 pages
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I.THE KNOWLEDGE BASE OF GROUP WORK PRACTICE. 1.Introduction. Organization of the Text. The Focus of Group Work Practice. Values and Ethics in Group Work Practice. Definition of Group Work. Classifying Groups. Group versus Individual Efforts. A Typology of Treatment and Task Groups. Treatment Groups. Task Groups.

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Robert Rivas received his M.S.W. from Arizona State University with an area of concentration in direct practice with individuals, families and groups, and a Post Masters Certificate in Social Work Education from Tulane University. He has been a professor in the Social Work department at Siena College since 1980. Bob has also taught at SUNY-Albany, Southern Vermont College, Minot State University and Turtle Mountain Chippewa Tribal College. Bob's practice areas include family and children's services and group work. In addition to this publication, Bob has co-authored a group book for Allyn and Bacon. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Council on Social Work Education.

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