Counselor and The Group

a lower SES, inner city, African-American or Hispanic male adolescent) appears to be from the majority culture, the more important it is for the group leader to culturally identify group members, to facilitate informed consent, ...

Author: James P. Trotzer

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134940173

Category: Psychology

Page: 850

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The third edition of this text is expanded and embellished by the addition of chapters by noted group experts. It is logically organized into chapters that present the merits, rationale, dynamics, process and developmental tasks of group counseling. It discusses leader and member dynamics in depth, provides technical guidance for organizing and running groups, and gives special emphasis to the use of structured activities in groups and the relevance of family theory as a resource to group leaders. Readers will not only learn about groups but will learn how to lead groups. The group process model presented is explained clearly using language and diagrams that are easy to follow. The activities at the end of each chapter provide an experiential extension to the content so that readers can internalize and apply concepts. The book is intended to be a hands-on tool that will give credence to groups as a helping process in which clients learn to solve personal and interpersonal problems, learn and grow in personally meaningful ways.

The Individual and the Group

Each individual's experience of group membership is based upon that shared knowledge which is within that group boundary. The depth of the experience is related to the amount of interaction which has involved the various components of ...

Author: Malcolm Pines

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468481541

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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~~lcolm Pines and Lise Rafaelsen The Seventh International Congress of Group Psychotherapy organized in Copenhagen by the International Association of Group Psychotherapy was one of the largest and most representative congresses on this subject that has yet been held. Probably for the first time we achieved the declared aim of the International Association: that of bringing together representatives of the different approaches to group psychotherapy in the same forum to allow for communication, exchange, and development of our relation ships. Previous congresses have been less representative and it seems to augur well for the future of the Association and of it's congresses that there was this strong force and wish for unification and for exchange within the field of group psychotherapy. The Congress theme, "The Individual and the Group: Boundaries and Interrelations in Theory and Practice" was chosen because it gave an opportunity once again to examine the very basis for group ~sycho therapy as theory and as practice. The basic theme, stated in the opening papers by Professor Marie Jahoda and Professor James Anthony, was replayed daily with new developments and variations according to the theoretical position of each subsequent speaker.


Danny had signed upon the Berea BibleChurch Young Adult Chat Time site and had experienced some valuable fellowship time with severalofThe Group members through use ofthe site. Dannynowturned his attention tothe weeklytaskof being the ...

Author: James L. Lowther, PhD

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469162296

Category: Religion

Page: 373

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THE GROUP By Dr. James Lowther Danny Carter has won a scholarship to attend Enlightenment University in New England. Since Danny wants to be a Christian philosopher, he accepts the challenge of going to a completely and unabashedly humanistic university in order to learn philosophy. Shortly after matriculating to the school he is annoyed by a classmate's ridiculing of his faith, so Danny challenges this student, Peter Grayson, just to listen to a complete Christian apologetic without ridicule or interruption before he makes such scathing judgments. Peter takes him up on his challenge and invites Danny to a philosophy club meeting to present his case and undergo due scrutiny. Danny accepts and six sessions are set up to discuss the Bible, origins, morality, and evidences of faith. The book is honest about criticisms of the Bible and faith and answers to them. In the meantime Danny tries to find a good church home near campus that is somewhat akin to his home church in northeast Georgia, runs into the pastor's daughter of a local church who is working at a local coffee shop. He discovers the church through a flyer on the counter of the shop that is advertising the church's fall festival. He walks the five miles to the church in a driving rain storm and for his troubles begins a romantic relationship with the pastor's daughter, finds a loving supporting church that spiritually and tangibly backs his efforts to be a missionary on the secular campus of EU, and finds some trouble when the leading church member's daughter is attracted to Danny. The stream of tension runs furious in three tributaries of Danny's life. First, the attacks on his Christian beliefs and value system are relentless. Second, Danny's hedonistic roommate, an art major, mocks his moral values, but then ends up being hit by a truck after a drinking binge. Third, Danny's romantic interest in the pastor's daughter of the church he started attending is complicated by the blonde daughter of the lead deacon in the church, a rich lawyer, aggressively pursuing Danny. Though the book has its light moments it is a serious work to arm Christian students to defend their faith in school and guard them against attacks on that faith. The book does not soft peddle the criticisms against the Bible, but instead tries to answer those criticisms forthrightly. It is the author's long held believe that that Bible and the Christian faith will stand firm against the strongest arguments thrown at them. It is with this aim that the book is written.

The Group

It was wrote off with little attention.... I do not think it has sufficient merit for the public eye. By the same post, she sent him another scene from "The Group." Whatever you do with either of them [meaning the manuscripts], ...

Author: Mercy Otis Warren

Publisher: Good Press


Category: History

Page: 148

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"The Group" by Mercy Otis Warren. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Group Mind A Sketch of the Principles of Collective Psychology

But another principle of multiple group consciousness is, perhaps, of still greater importance, namely that it allows the formation of a hierarchy of group sentiments for a system of groups in which each larger group includes the lesser ...

Author: McDougall, William

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan


Category: Self-Help


View: 436

In this book I have sketched the principles of the mental life of groups and have made a rough attempt to apply these principles to the understanding of the life of nations.

The Anti Group

member who said he thought the group helped 'a bit', the others asserted that the group had no value to them. When the conductor commented that this was early days yet, the point was disregarded. The consensus was that the group was ...

Author: Morris Nitsun

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131759553X

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

View: 488

The 'anti-group' is a major conceptual addition to the theory and practice of group psychotherapy. It comprises the negative, disruptive elements, which threaten to undermine and even destroy the group, but when contained, have the potential to mobilise the group's creative processes. Understanding the 'anti-group' gives therapists new perspectives on the nature of relationships and alternative strategies for managing destructive behaviour.

Perspectives on the Group Process

A Foundation for Counseling with Groups Clarence Gratton Kemp. Leavitt, Harold J., and Mueller, ... Section C: Performance of Group Members Hamblin, Robert L. "Group Integration during a Crisis," Human Relations, XI (1958), 67-76.

Author: Clarence Gratton Kemp



Category: Group counseling

Page: 351

View: 345

The Tavistock Learning Group

The group has selected two members to bounce off of each other repeatedly like two billiard balls, touching surfaces, but never making anything but the most fleeting and superficial contact. This performance is an attempt by the group ...

Author: Clive Hazell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429922396

Category: Psychology

Page: 286

View: 446

In The Tavistock Learning Group: Exploration Outside the Traditional Frame, the authors attempt to expand the heuristic, theoretical, and applied dimensions of Group Relations paradigms by pairing classical Group Relations concepts with typically non-Tavistock psychology paradigms and social sciences concepts. Under the broad domain of psychologically-informed constructs, Lacanian psychoanalysis, existential philosophy and bioenergetics are applied. Under a somewhat broader range of social science conceptualization, the capacity for abstraction is linked with anti-work in groups, the large group is re-imagined as an extension of community dynamics and dysfunction, and the role of symbol systems, symbology and semiotics are examined in relation to sophisticated work groups. Lastly, non-Tavistock models of group development and conceptualization are re-interpreted and explained using a group-as-a-whole framework.

The Application of Group Theory in Physics

To overcome this difficulty we shall use the fact that every multiply connected group G is an homomorphic image of a certain simply connected group Gl. The group G1 can be chosen in such a way, that none of its simply connected ...

Author: G.Ya. Lyubarskii

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483225984

Category: Mathematics

Page: 392

View: 859

The Application of Group Theory in Physics is a 17-chapter text based on a course of lectures concerning the principles, concepts, and application of group theory in physics, given at the Gorki University in Kharkov. This text presents first the parts of the theory of representations of finite and continuous groups that are most important in application. Considerable chapters cover the groups of theory of interest in theoretical physics and demonstrate the principles according to which the abstract concepts and the theorems of representation theory are applied in theoretical physics. The remaining chapters provide representations of the rotation group and the Lorentz group. The closing part of this work contains tables of the detailed description of the 230 space groups and for the characters of certain groups. This book is intended primarily for physicists specializing in theoretical physics

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Group Psychotherapy

Therapy group agreements are intended to be guidelines rather than sacrosanct rules; broken group agreements are communications or enactments to be processed where therapeutic work can get done. A group member who is consistently late, ...

Author: Jeffrey L. Kleinberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119050316

Category: Psychology

Page: 824

View: 300

A user-friendly guide of best practice for leading groups in various settings and with different populations, which incorporates the latest developments in today's mental health marketplace. Features multiple theoretical perspectives and guidelines for running groups for diverse populations, in the US and worldwide Offers modern approaches and practical suggestions in a user-friendly and jargon-free style, with many clinical examples Includes a major component on resiliency and trauma relief work, and explores its impact on clinicians Accompanied by an online resource featuring discussions of psychotherapeutic techniques in practice

A Guide to Creative Group Programming in the Psychiatric Day Hospital

Activity Divide the group into three teams. Instruct the group to come up with one theme that can be expressed in three parts. Each of the teams will draw one part of the theme on one of the hanging papers. They will present their work ...

Author: Lois E Passi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136378790

Category: Medical

Page: 244

View: 964

Unlike any other text that discusses day hospital programming, A Guide to Creative Group Programming in the Psychiatric Day Hospital contains protocols for the invention of new groups, saving you the time and effort needed to create one yourself. Intended for social workers, psychologists, and occupational therapists, this book introduces new and unique methods on how to invent or manage groups for a day hospital program, inpatient unit, or intensive outpatient program. The text also includes exercises that address the topics of motivation, self-esteem, shifting cognitive distortions, and risk-taking in relationships. Because the protocols were created with different types of patient groups in mind, this book contains ideas not offered in typical treatment settings. A Guide to Creative Group Programming in the Psychiatric Day Hospital is designed to help clinicians capture the interest of patients and to promote the discourse of important treatment issues by providing: 50 protocols for operating existing day hospital, inpatient or outpatient groups advice, professional opinions, and notes from the author to the clinician on all protocols exercises to help patients strengthen their abilities to handle the activities of daily living and socialization several hypothetical exercises, complete with a list of preparations, a description of the activity, and progress notes from observations with patient assessments numerous examples that use parts of popular movies to create new groups and stimulate discussion comprehensive, easy-to-follow instructions for both clinicians and patients The protocols in A Guide to Creative Group Programming in the Psychiatric Day Hospital contain detailed example activities complete with worksheets, skits, sample discussions, and hypothetical patient reactions to certain topics. Many exercises request that the patient set goals for himself or herself before starting a new topic. In addition, there is suggested homework for the patient to complete after a topic has been discussed, allowing you to monitor what your patients have learned and how they have improved after the exercise. After reading A Guide to Creative Group Programming in the Psychiatric Day Hospital, you’ll be ready to treat your patients using easy, effective methods that will lead to successful group discussions and lessen the chance of patient relapse.

Conducting the Experiential Group

The group leader assists the group by pointing out its dissatisfaction , the factionalism that exists , and provides the group with some model or concept for moving ahead to higher levels of work . Phase V : It is here that the group ...

Author: John Toothman

Publisher: University Press of Amer


Category: Psychology

Page: 101

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Conducting the Experiential Group: An Introduction to Group Dynamics is designed to provide a basic reference for both the group member and the group leader who might be in need of understanding and conducting a small group experience. The format of this book will provide clarity to the often nebulous field of group dynamics. In this work, experiential groups are treated as educational tools and vehicles for personal and social change.

The Large Group Facilitator s Manual

A Collection of Tools for Understanding, Planning and Running Large Group Events Kerry Napuk, Eddie Palmer. upon. Self-managing small groups Preparation Roles should be displayed on flipchart sheets, and covered verbally at the start of ...

Author: Kerry Napuk

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351887114

Category: Education

Page: 212

View: 589

Most organizations are adept at using small groups - witness the widespread use of teams. Yet, how do you work with 20 to 500 people at a time? How would you involve all stakeholders in a critical issue or the organization's future? How can you generate contributions, consensus and commitment from the bottom up? People want to contribute but often are frustrated through a lack of opportunity or means. Large Group Processes allow people to participate over things that matter to them. Participation leads to commitment and commitment to ownership. Working with large groups is relatively new, but these processes are proving very effective with positive outcomes. Audiences can be customized with stakeholders who might be inside or outside the organization, such as employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, the general public and any other interested parties. Applications are wide-ranging, touching on almost every aspect of organizational life. The Large Group Facilitator's Manual offers you a blueprint for planning, preparing, running and reporting successful large group events. The authors walk you through six different processes from concept to step-by-step facilitation with sample invitations, checklists and even scripts. It is the first facilitator's guide to cover so many processes with such detailed instructions.

The ABCs of Group Visits

The behaviorist and physician should work out a signal beforehand so the behaviorist can interrupt these time-consuming interactions and keep the group moving along in a timely manner. This signal can be something as simple as the ...

Author: Edward B. Noffsinger

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461435250

Category: Medical

Page: 333

View: 912

The US healthcare system faces numerous difficulties: uncontrolled increases in costs; major access problems; doctor shortages; closing practices; inefficiencies; decreasing revenues; shrinking bottom lines; large numbers of uninsured and underinsured patients; and the upcoming increased demands in service posed by the Affordable Care Act. As a result, many physicians and health care organications are turning to group visits to address these problems. While Dr. Noffsinger's textbook Running Group Visits In Your Practice is the cornerstone reference on designing, implementing and running shared medical appointments (SMAs) in one's practice, it lacks the simplicity and practicality that clinicians are looking for to start their own SMA programs. The ABCs of Group Visits is a practical, streamlined and step-by-step guide focused on the implementation aspects of group visits.Healthcare professionals at every level are looking for alternate ways to deliver high quality care at lower cost, and it is clear to many that group visits provide a care delivery model that will address many of today's critical challenges. The ABCs of Group Visits quickly provides a solution for your busy practice.

Lectures on the Theory of Group Properties of Differential Equations

Let us introduce another term connected with a prolonged group G1. Invariants of the group G1 that are not invariants of the initial group G1 are called differential invariants of the group G 1. Likewise, invariant manifolds of the ...

Author: L V Ovsyannikov

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814460834

Category: Mathematics

Page: 156

View: 312

These lecturers provide a clear introduction to Lie group methods for determining and using symmetries of differential equations, a variety of their applications in gas dynamics and other nonlinear models as well as the author's remarkable contribution to this classical subject. It contains material that is useful for students and teachers but cannot be found in modern texts. For example, the theory of partially invariant solutions developed by Ovsyannikov provides a powerful tool for solving systems of nonlinear differential equations and investigating complicated mathematical models.

The Intra Group Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka

Identifiable markers stake out the boundaries of a group so as to clearly distinguish the in-group from out-groups. This demarcation is not an end in itself, but part of a broader mobilizational process which binds individuals to a ...

Author: Kenneth Bush

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230597823

Category: Political Science

Page: 265

View: 204

Through an examination of the critical junctures in post-colonial Sri Lanka, Kenneth D. Bush refines and advances our understanding of the dynamics underpinning violent and non-violent 'ethnic' conflict. The book enables us to understand how the ebb and flow of relations within ethnic groups affects relations between groups, for good or for ill.

Self designations and Group Identity in the New Testament

21 The articulation ofa self-designation by a group implies that they are a group, and that they have a distinctive identity compared to outsiders, who are to be distinguished from 'us'. Do the actual names of groups matter?

Author: Paul Trebilco

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139505114

Category: Religion


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What terms would early Christians have used to address one another? In the first book-length study on this topic, Paul Trebilco investigates the origin, use and function of seven key self-designations: 'brothers and sisters', 'believers', 'saints', 'the assembly', 'disciples', 'the Way', and 'Christian'. In doing so, he discovers what they reveal about the identity, self-understanding and character of the early Christian movement. This study sheds light on the theology of particular New Testament authors and on the relationship of early Christian authors and communities to the Old Testament and to the wider context of the Greco-Roman world. Trebilco's writing is informed by other work in the area of sociolinguistics on the development of self-designations and labels and provides a fascinating insight into this often neglected topic.