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ERIC Number: ED069942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 225
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Sensitivity Training and Group Encounter, an Introduction.
Siroka, Robert W., Ed.; And Others
"Sensitivity Training and Group Encounter" attempts to explore group interaction on many levels--verbal, sensory, and physical. It can be utilized as a model for dealing with various forms of interpersonal relations, from ongoing social issues to the isolation, alienation, and distrust felt by the members of a group. Presented as a guide to this development of means of enhancing human relatedness and individual potential through dynamic groups processes are articles representative of the major sensitivity approaches. The techniques, benefits, and sometimes the limitations of group experiences are discussed. Among the topics presented are the conceptual framework, the distinctions among the different kinds of sensitivity and encounter methods, and the history and development of the sensitivity training movement. Separate sections on T-groups, attack approaches, psychodrama, and the marathon are included. Bibliographies are provided following each of five sections in the book, and three appendixes present A. Sensory Approaches: A Selected Bibliography; B. A Selected General Encounter Bibliography; and C. Notes on the Contributors. (Author/DB)
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, New York ($2.95, paperback)
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