Social group work

a helping process by Gisela Konopka

Publisher: Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J

Written in English
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StatementGisela Konopka.
LC ClassificationsHV45 .K63 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3488055M
ISBN 100138157871
LC Control Number82007695

A leader in social work education and a best-selling author, Dr. Zastrow has written four other textbooks: THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK, SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS, SOCIAL PROBLEMS: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS, and UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT (with Dr. Karen Kirst-Ashman).Price: $ Grace Longwell Coyle (–) was a highly influential thinker in the area of social work with wrote important books on the subject, and had great influence on the development of teaching group work : , North Adams, Massachusetts, USA. Her books The Study of Groups () and Working with Groups () were major additions to the literature – and brought groups and groupwork firmly into the discourse of social work. This was helped by the attention given by the Younghusband Report (Ministry of Health ) to social groupwork. ‘Social Work Intervention with Individuals and Groups’ has been presented in two volumes comprising thirty one chapters. The first six chapters deal with casework which is the oldest and the most developed method of social work profession. In the initial period when social work was emerging as a profession and a discipline, itFile Size: 1MB.

Definition Social cohesion approach. A social group exhibits some degree of social cohesion and is more than a simple collection or aggregate of individuals, such as people waiting at a bus stop, or people waiting in a line. Characteristics shared by members of a group may include interests, values, representations, ethnic or social background, and kinship ties. One of the earliest and best-known classifications of groups was the American sociologist C.H. Cooley’s distinction between primary and secondary groups, set forth in his Human Nature and the Social Order (). “Primary group” refers to those personal relations that are direct, face-to-face, relatively permanent, and intimate, such as the relations in a family, a group of close . A social learning group is like a regular group except: Admins can organize posts into units and change the order in which they appear. Group members can click I'm done to let the admin know they've interacted with the unit. Admins can view group insights and see details on unit and post completion. Learn how to change your group type to social. Social Group Work: A Social Work Method Several years ago Grace Coyle noted with some amusement that finally sociolo gists had discovered the importance of the small group and at one of their meetings had named this period the "century of the small group." This was years after the social work profession had accepted social.

Social workers provide preventive, treatment, and rehabilitative service to the groups whose members have certain psycho-social problems or disadvantages in common. Such activity is called either social group work or social work with groups. Social work with groups is a manifold activity, which embraces numerous techniques. Its objectives are.

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A leader in social work education and a bestselling author, Dr. Zastrow has written more than 45 articles in professional journals as well as nine books, including four textbooks: THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK, SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS, SOCIAL PROBLEMS: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS, and UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL /5(10).

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Social Group Work: Competence and Values in Practice (Monographic Supplement 2 to the Journal Social Work with Gro)Cited by: 3. Opening with an instructive survey of the roots and development of group social work―from the first YMCA to the establishment of the NASW―Northen and Kurland contribute to the integration of theory and research that Social group work book the basis of group social work practice/5(7).

The two-part section that concludes the volume focuses on applications: group work is first discussed in relation to family and community casework and administration; then, self-help groups and other techniques used in the fields of medicine, counseling, and psychology are surveyed in light of their implications for social by: 4.

Social Work with Groups: A Comprehensive Workbook. Using a plentiful selection of skill-building and self-evaluation exercises, author Charles Zastrow's comprehensive, workbook-style text promotes his philosophy that you can learn group leadership skills best by practicing them in class.

Social group work as a method in social work, recreation and informal education has achieved increasing importance during the past decade. This book is an attempt to present an introduction to social group work as it has developed and as it is being practiced in the setting of social.

10 Books Every Social Worker Should Read. Ma by Gabriela Acosta Social workers are faced with helping clients and patients work through various issues — from substance abuse and depression to a lengthy adoption process and eating disorders. With so many resources online, it can be tough to find the best ones.

ing key national standards for social work, including the Professional Capabilities Framework, as you read and study this book, you will become aware of recurring key themes that are threaded throughout the text of each chapter.

This book is a good introduction for student social workers to get to grips with group work and provides the foundations. It outlines the key theories in groupwork practice, and provides helpful examples and practical advice. This is a very readable text and contained great Social group work book for me as a social work student with minimal group experience.

It is well written and contains great information from a solid and strengths based model. Here is an exciting and stimulating book featuring expert evaluations and descriptions of current social work group practice with an overall focus on competence and values.

The contributors give detailed information on group work theory, group structure, gender and race issues in group work, group work in health care settings, and the use of groups for coping with family.

Social work is also regarded as a practice discipline, because unlike the other social sciences professionals, social workers involve in direct practice and intervention in the field.

This book is classified in to five parts, namely the foundation component, the methods component. Social Work Intervention with Individuals and Groups 7 Social Group Work: Historical Development * Sherry Joseph Introduction Group work is one of the methods used predominantly in the context of the face-to-face group and which uses the group also as a medium of action.

It is a unique, exciting, dynamic way to help people make changes inFile Size: 84KB. Group Work René Victor Valqui Vidal 1 CHAPTER 4 GROUP WORK It takes time for a group to learn to work and take decisions in a democratic way.

Introduction (2) 2. Groups (2) 3. Case Study: Young Entrepreneurship (8) 4. Five Steps of Group Work Development (14) Size: KB. Strengthening Family Ties: A Workbook of Activities Designed to Strengthen Family Relationships contains fun activities related to five areas of family functioning which are: Building Trust, Family Support, Kindness, Communication, and Working Together.

It is recommended that activities in the first section, Building Trust, be. The groups discussed in this writing are 1) task, 2) counseling, and 3) psychotherapy group work in social work as distinguished by R.K. Conyne. 1 Task Group Work in Social Work Task groups are designed with the primary goal of accomplishing a single actionable goal or fulfilling a series of identified objectives within an established goal, i.e.

Social Group work is a psychosocial process which is concerned no less than with developing leadership ability and co operation than with building on the interests of the group for a (Hamilton ) 5 Social Group Work is a method of social work which helps individuals to enhance their social.

A REVIEW OF GROUP WORK IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS Early to Mid‑20th‑Century Group work developed out of the leisure and recreation movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries (Meyer, ; Pangburn, ; Reid, ) and community-oriented forms of social work practice, such as those located within the settlement house movementFile Size: KB.

Social Work with Groups book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When should someone not be admitted to a group. How can a reluctan /5(15). Social group work is exemplified by the social settlement, the supervised playground and gymnasium, and the classroom, where handicrafts may be learned.

Why this book is important for prospective social workers: Social work is a much broader profession than many students realize; this book highlights the possibilities for those holding an online master's of social work, from working in a health care setting to becoming involved with community organizing.

This comprehensive Handbook presents major theories of social work practice with groups and explores contemporary issues in designing and evaluating interventions. Students and practitioners gain Reviews: 1. All journal articles featured in Social Work With Groups vol 43 issue SOCIAL GROUP WORK.

Social casework is not the whole of social work. Human beings do not live alone. They grow up in families, tribes, clubs, communities etc.

group life basic to need of human being. A group means any collection of social beings that enter into distinctive social relationships with one another. Browse Social Science > Social Work eBooks to read online or download in EPUB or PDF format on your mobile device and PC.

Social Group Work Theory and Practice By Gertrude Wilson, Professor, University of California at Berkeley. A Presentation at the the 83 rd Annual Forum of the National Conference Of Social Work, St. Louis, Missouri, MayIn order to examine the nature of the current theories and practices of a part of the profession of social work, it is necessary for us to view this part.

The early history of group work. We examine the emergence of group work in British work with young people and adults during the nineteenth century. Social group work: formulation of a method, Kenneth E. Reid explores a pivotal time in the development of the theory and practice of working with groups within social work.

Group work. Social group work is a method through which individuals in groups in social agency setting are helped by a worker who guides their interaction through group activities so that they may relate to others and experience growth opportunities in accordance with their needs and capacities to the individual, group and community development.

Gisela Konopka and group work. Gisela Konopka () made a profound contribution to the development of social group work and the deepening of practice with children and young people.

In this paper Janice Andrews charts Gisela Konopka’s life and assesses her work. A talking book with text on the top of the page and picture below. Life Skills / Social Skills; Tags: book, reading, literacy. Other activities you might be interested in: Work Group Rule By: Mary Beth Sisco.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features Concepts and Methods of Social Work possible practice present Press principles problem professional programs questions relationship response role seemed situation skills social group social planning social services social welfare social 3/5(2).Secondary groups include groups in which one exchanges explicit commodities, such as labor for wages, services for payments, and such.

They also include university classes, athletic teams, and groups of co-workers. primary group: It is typically a small social group whose members share close, personal, enduring relationships.

These groups are.Her books The Study of Groups () and Working with Groups () were major additions to the literature – and brought groups and group work firmly into the discourse of social work.

This was helped by the attention given by the Younghusband Report (Ministry of Health ) to social group work.