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Group Work With Adolescents : Principles and Practice (Paperback) (Andrew Malekoff)
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A trusted course text and professional resource, this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible, down-to-earth style, Andrew Malekoff spells out the principles of effective group practice. Extensive clinical illustrations show how successful group leaders engage teens in addressing tough issues--including violence, sexuality, prejudice, social isolation, and substance abuse--in a wide range of settings. Normative issues that adolescents face in the multiple contexts of their lives are lucidly explained. Packed with creative ideas and activities, the book helps readers develop their skills as confident, reflective practitioners.New to This Edition*Significantly revised chapters on group work essentials, school-based practice, and trauma.*Additional topics: social media and cyberbullying, expressive and animal-assisted therapies, mindfulness, adolescent brain development, and more.*Updated practice principles, information, and references.*Numerous new practice illustrations.
Number of Pages: 437
Genre: Psychology, Medical, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Social Work, Psychotherapy / Group, Psychotherapy / Child + Adolescent, Psychiatry / Child + Adolescent
Series Title: Social Work Practice with Children and Families
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Author: Andrew Malekoff
Street Date: November 17, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-4483
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