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TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE CHAPTER 1 RATIONALE AND HISTORY of GROUP COUNSELING Preventive Environment Opportunity for Self-discovery Discovering Others Redefining Self Developing Interpersonal Awareness Reality Testing Laboratory Experiencing Significant Relationships Dynamic Pressure for Growth Supportive Environment Types of Growth Groups Limitations of Group Counseling Basic Elements of Group Facilitation History of Group Counseling Significant Historical Dates and Events Current Status Major Theoretical Approaches Summary References CHAPTER 2 OUR THEORIES OF GROUP COUNSELING Garry¿s Group Centered Theory Bob¿s Eclectic Approach Kevin¿s Adlerian Approach Developing Your Own Style References CHAPTER 3 HOLISTIC LEADERSHIP TRAINING Group Leadership Styles Rationale for Interpersonal Skills Training Interpersonal Skills for the Group Leader Helping from the Point of View of the Helper Summary of Helper¿s Strategy Effective Leadership Training Ethical Standards for Group Leaders Two Common Ethical Dilemmas Summary References CHAPTER 4 THE GROUP LEADER¿S INTERNAL EXPERIENCE The Person of the Group Facilitator Group Counseling Practicum Learning About Self Learning About Group Process Taosim and Group Process Encountering Carl Rogers: His View on Facilitating Groups Summary References CHAPTER 5 CO-LEADERSHIP: RATIONALE AND IMPLEMENTATION Co-leadership Defined Advantages of Co-Leadership Disadvantages of Co-Leadership How to Pick a Co-Leader Summary References CHAPTER 6 INITIATING A GROUP Research and Decision Making Pre-Group Interview Rules for Group Process Facilitating Responsibility Patience: A Prerequisite Group Member Responsibility Achieving Group Stability in Group Counseling Daybooks as a Therapeutic Self-exploration Tool Group Protocol Summary References CHAPTER 7 MAINTAINING A GROUP: PROCESS AND DEVELOPMENT Stages of Group Development Precommitment Stage Commitment Stage Termination Stage Other Stage Theories and Concepts Evaluation Follow Up Sessions Summary References CHAPTER 8 WORKING EFFECTIVELY WITH RESISTANCE IN GROUPS What is Resistance? Group Process Obstacles Problems Encountered with Group Members Summary References CHAPTER 9 TYPICAL ISSUES IN GROUP COUNSELING Session Length Structuring Group Process Using Behavioral Change Contracts Effective Use of Silence Questions and Answers About Common Group Issues Summary References CHAPTER 10 GROUP COUNSELING OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS Group Counseling with Children Group Counseling for Abused Children Group Counseling for Children of Divorce Group Counseling with Adolescents Summary References CHAPTER 11 FILIAL THERAPY, FAMILIES , AND RELATIONSHIP GROUPS Filial Therapy Families Relationship Groups for Couples Summary References CHAPTER 12 GROUP COUNSELING WITH SPECIFIC POPULATIONS Groups for Women Older Adults Self-Help and Support Groups Personal Growth Groups Chronic Diseases Emotional Difficulties Addictive Behaviors Summary References APPENDICES A. A Primer of Group Counseling Terminology B. ASGW: Best Practices Guidelines C. ASGW: Professional Standards for Training of Group Workers D. ASGW: Principles for Diversity Competent Group Workers E. Assessment of Group Counselor¿s Competencies INDEX ABOUT THE AUTHORS
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