This book is designed to serve as a core text for advanced and graduate students and researchers alike. Each chapter reviews the literature and current research related to its topic and provides suggestions for practice for psychoeducational, counselling and therapy groups based on the review. Major topics in the field of groups are included: history; best practices; settings; groups across the lifespan; special topics; multicultural groups; as well as critical issues and emerging themes in group counselling and psychotherapy.
Key features include:
-integration of current research and practice
-includes psychoeducational, counseling, and therapy groups for all topics
New to this edition:
-additional chapters on cutting edge themes
-thoroughly updated research
-more pedagogical elements (discussion questions, activities, resources, case examples and key terms, etc.)
-test bank and powerpoints.
DedicationAcknowledgementsAbout the EditorsList of Contributing AuthorsIntro to Book - Cynthia R. Kalodner, Maria T. Riva, and Janice DeLucia-WaackCurrent and Historical Perspectives In Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (Part 1)Intro to Section - Maria T. Riva1. The History of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy - Sally H. Barlow2. A Unifying Theory for Group and Psychotherapy - Susan X. Day3. Group Dynamics and Development - Donelson R. Forsyth and Leann Terry Diederich4. Therapeutic Factors: Current Theory and Research - Dennis M. Kivlighan, Jr. and D. Martin Kivlighan, III5. Process and Outcome in Group Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Perspective - Gary M. Burlingame, Kaity Whitcomb, and Sean WoodlandBest Practices in Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (Part 2)Intro to Section - Maria T. Riva6. Guidelines for Ethical and Legal Practice in Counseling and Psychotherapy Groups - Lynn S. Rapin7. Effective Processing in Groups - Donald E. Ward8. Selecting and Using Activities in Groups - Amy Nitza9. Effective Group Leader Skills - Melissa Luke10. Unleashing the Healing Power of the Group: The Mutual Aid Process - Lawrence Shulman11. An Overview of Current Research and Best Practices for Training Beginning Group Leaders - Rex Stockton, Keith Morran, and Seok-Hwan Chang12. Supervision of Group Leaders - Maria T. Riva13. Measures of Group Process Dynamics, Climate Behavior, and Outcome: A Review - Sandro Sodano, Wendy Guyker, Janice L. DeLucia-Waack, Heather Cosgrove, David Altabef, and Brian Amos14. Best Practices in Group Counseling and Psychotherapy Research - Joseph R. Miles and Jill D. PaquinMulticultural and Diverse Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (Part 3)Intro to Section - Janice DeLucia-Waack15. Understanding Racial/Cultural Identity Development Theories to Promote Effective Multicultural Group Counseling - Michael D'Andrea16. Using Groups to Facilitate Social Justice Change: Addressing Issues of Privilege and Oppression - Anneliese A. Singh and Carmen F. Salazar17. Group Work with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Clients - Sharon G. Horne, Heidi M. Levitt, Teresa Reeves and Emily E. Wheeler18. Group Counseling for African Americans: Research and Practice Considerations - Sam Steen19. Group Counseling Services for Persons with Disabilities - Stephanie K. Ellis, Cynthia G. Simpson, Chad A. Rose and Anthony J. Plotner20. Group Counseling with Asians - Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Fred Bemak21. Group Work with Those in Later-Life - Tammi Vacha-Haase22. Psychoeducational and Counseling Groups with Latinos/as - Edil Torres Rivera, Ivelisse Torres Fernandez and Whitney Alexander Hendricks23. Group Therapy with Native PeopleCounseling and Psychotherapy Groups In Special Settings (Part 4)Intro to Section - Janice DeLucia-Waack24. Advancing Evidence-Based Group Work in Community Mental Health Settings: Methods, Challenges and Opportunities - Mark J. Macgowan and Alice Schmidt Hanbidge25. Group Work in Schools - Lia D. Falco and Sheri Bauman26. Group Work in Colleges and University Counseling Centers - Martyn Whittingham and Kacey Greening 27. Groups in Behavioral Health Settings - Joseph F. Rath, Hilary Bertisch, and Timothy R. Elliott28. Group Treatments within the Department of Veterans Affairs - Les R. Greene, Ilan Harpaz-Rothem, Kathryn A. Sanders, Kristin MacGregor, Amanda Wheat, Lindsey Dorflinger, Anne Klee, and Joshua BullockSpecial Topics in Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (Part 5)Intro to Section - Cynthia R. Kalodner29. Groups for Depression - Peter J. Bieling, Irena Milosevic, and Randi E. McCabe30. Groups for Anxiety Disorders - Randi E. McCabe, Irena Milosevic, and Peter J. Bieling31. Group Psychotherapies for Complicated Grief - William E. Piper, John S. Ogrodniczuk, and Carlos Sierra Hernandez32. Group Approaches for Addictive Behaviors - J. Michael Faragher and Adam Soberay33. Group Work with Individuals Who Have Committed Interpersonal Violence - Jonathan P. Schwartz, Michael Waldo, and Molly J. Parsons34. Group Work with Offenders and Mandated Clients - Robert D. Morgan, Christopher J. Romani, and Nicole R. Gross35. Group Psychotherapy and Insecure Adult Attachment - Cheri L. Marmarosh and R. D. Markin36. Groups for Survivors of Childhood and Sexual Abuse - Deborah A. Gerrity37. Mindfulness and Group: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Dialetical Behavior Therapy - Chaunce R. Windle, Sandy Newsome, Michael Waldo, and Eve M. Adams38. Pyscho-educational and Counseling Groups to Prevent and Treat Eating Disorders and Disturbances - Cynthia R. Kalodner, Janelle W. Coughlin, and Margaret Seide39. Psycho-educational and Counseling Groups for Bullying - Katherine Raczynski and Arthur Horne40. Counseling and Therapy Groups with Children and Adolescents - Zipora Shechtman41. Women's Groups: Research and Practice Trends - Nathalie Kees and Nancy Leech42. Gender-Sensitive Group Counseling and Psychotherapy with Men - Andrew M. Kiselica and Mark S. Kiselica43. Prevention Groups - Robert K. Conyne44. Career and Transition Counseling in Groups - John C. Dagley and Georgia B. Calhoun45. Adventure Therapy with Groups - H.L. "Lee" Gillis, Michael A. Gass and Keith C. Russell46. Post-Disaster Group Counseling: A Multicultural Perspective - Fred Bemak and Rita Chi-Ying ChungReflections and Final Comments - Maria T. Riva, Janice DeLucia-Waack, & Cynthia R. Kalodner