ERIC Number: EJ604512
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Diversity in Group Work: Using Optimal Theory to Understand Group Process and Dynamics.
Haley-Banez, Lynn; Walden, Susan L.
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, v24 n4 p405-22 Dec 1999
Argues that optimal theory provides the needed non-Western perspective for a better understanding of group development in groups comprised of culturally diverse members. The Optimal Theory Applied to Identity Development is applied to Trotzer's stages of group development as a means of assisting group leaders to become more multiculturally/diversity competent. (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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