Group Counseling Strategies and Skills

Author: Ed E. Jacobs
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305686209
Format: PDF, ePub
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GROUP COUNSELING: STRATEGIES AND SKILLS, Eighth Edition, provides an in-depth look at group counseling with an emphasis on practical knowledge and techniques for effective group leadership. The authors discuss the many facets of group counseling and provide examples of how each skill can be applied in a wide range of group settings to produce effective and efficient group sessions. The book's active approach focuses on the skills necessary for starting and ending a session, as well as on how to make the middle phase productive and meaningful. Through its integration of traditional theories and concepts of group process with thoughtful strategies and specific skills, this reader-friendly book meets the needs of practicing or future counselors, social workers, psychologists, and others who are leading or preparing to lead groups in a variety of settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Group Counseling

Author: Edward E. Jacobs
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780840033956
Format: PDF
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This widely used and respected book presents an active, multisensory approach to group leading, focusing heavily on group leadership skills. The authors discuss the many facets of group counseling and provide examples of how each skill can be applied in a wide range of group settings to produce effective and efficient group sessions. New to this edition is an accompanying DVD that enables students to see many of the skills highlighted in the book, helping them to more effectively bridge the gap between theory and practice. This book focuses on the skills necessary for starting and ending a session, as well as how to make the middle phase productive and meaningful, uniquely equipping students with the tools necessary to lead a group. Group Counseling: Interventions and Techniques, International Edition is well-suited for school counselors, mental health counselors, social workers and psychologists.

Group Leadership Skills

Author: Mei-whei Chen
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506349323
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Group Leadership Skills provides a road map and a practical toolkit for users to lead all types of groups effectively. Drawing on extensive teaching and clinical experience, authors Mei-whei Chen and Christopher Rybak give readers numerous skills, techniques, insights, and case illustrations demonstrating how to tap into the heart of group therapy: the interpersonal processes. The text covers group processes from beginning to end, including setting up a group, running the first session, facilitating the opening and closing of each session, working with tension and conflict, and using advanced skills and intervention techniques to facilitate member change. The Second Edition expands on group leadership skills to include methods of running mandate groups, semi-structured groups, basic level unstructured groups, and advanced level here-and-now focused groups, as well as using psychodrama techniques to heal unresolved grief and loss.

Impact Therapy

Author: Ed Jacobs
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780615737775
Format: PDF
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Impact Therapy is an active approach to individual and group counseling developed by Dr. Ed Jacobs, Dr. Chris Schimmel, and Dr. Danie Beaulieu. This multisensory approach to counseling is a form of brief therapy that emphasizes making counseling sessions clear, concrete and thought provoking. Impact Therapy encourages counselors to combine creative counseling techniques with various counseling theories. This innovative approach to counseling has been very well received by school counselors and therapists from all areas of the mental health field including private practice, mental health and drug and alcohol treatment centers, hospitals, and correctional facilities.

Intentional Group Counseling

Author: Allen E. Ivey
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written for beginning group leaders in the helping professions or for any field where the group process is utilized, this practical book guides readers step by concrete step through the specific skills and strategies of group leadership-breaking down its complexities into teachable skills The authors provide a carefully sequenced set of tools and training in basic skills that help students develop the self-confidence they will need to lead groups.Your students will discover that by using microskills in intentional ways, they can achieve relatively predictable results. They will practice listening and focusing skills, influencing and conflict management strategies, process observations, and much more with this books' sequenced learning activities based on Allen E. Ivey's respected Microskills Approach.

DVD for Jacobs Schimmel Masson Harvill s Group Counseling Strategies and Skills 7th

Author: Ed E. Jacobs
Publisher: Brooks Cole
ISBN: 9781305387263
Format: PDF, Docs
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This DVD, available with the text, features nearly 50 video segments that enable students to see many of the skills highlighted in the book, helping them to effectively translate theory to practice. New to this updated DVD are videos that integrate multiple skills as well as longer videos demonstrating skills being used in the beginning, middle, and closing phases of sessions.

Elements of Group Counseling

Author: Marguerite R. Carroll
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780891083221
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The authors of this fourth edition offer essential skills for emerging group leaders. Students and professionals with varied backgrounds in social work, counseling, and psychology will find a host of techniques, practical strategies, and concrete directions for leading groups. The text is intended for courses or workshops in group counseling, group process, and group supervision. This edition is complete with extensive examples of leadership interventions, how to successfully navigate challenging issues, and establishing obtainable expectations for group members of various ages, settings, and purposes. Elements of Group Counseling provides specific strategies and interventions and is an essential tool and valuable guide for running successful groups.

Intl Stdt Ed Group Counseling

Author: Edward E. Jacobs
Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole
ISBN: 9780495554387
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This widely used and respected book presents an active, multisensory approach to group leading, focusing heavily on group leadership skills. While written with the counselor in mind, GROUP COUNSELING: STRATEGIES AND SKILLS, 6e, International Edition, also provides an outstanding discussion of group dynamics for professionals in group leadership positions. The authors discuss the many facets of group counseling and provide examples that show how each skill can be applied in a wide range of group settings to produce efficient working groups.