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ERIC Number: ED345132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 365
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-55959-008-4
Group Counseling: Concepts and Procedures. Second Edition.
Berg, Robert C.; Landreth, Garry L.
This book is intended to serve as a primary resource in traditional courses in group counseling. Chapter 1 discusses the rationale for using group counseling and chapter 2 reviews the history of group counseling. In chapter 3, the two authors explain their theories of group counseling, one a group-centered theory and one an eclectic approach. Chapter 4 focuses on training of the group leader and provides suggestions concerning the skills needed for effective facilitation of the group. Chapter 5 examines the group facilitator's internal frame of reference and the overcoming of initial group leader anxiety. Included is a look at Carl Rogers' personal feelings about group members. Chapter 6 provides guidelines for forming a counseling group and facilitating the early stages of development. Chapter 7 explores typical problems in the developing group process and suggests solutions. Chapter 8 describes issues in group counseling related to structuring and analyzes the practical application of structuring. Chapter 9 focuses on maintaining a group. Chapter 10 explores potential problems related to termination of a counseling group and recommends procedures for termination, evaluation, and follow-up. Chapters 11, 12, and 13 focus on specific client populations, looking at group counseling with children and adolescents (chapter 11); adults and the elderly (chapter 12); and individuals with chronic diseases, emotional difficulties, or addictive behaviors (chapter 13). (NB)
Accelerated Development Inc., 3400 Kilgore Ave., Muncie, IN 47304-4896 ($28.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: N/A