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Group Therapy with Troubled Youth
A Cognitive-Behavioral Interactive Approach


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Group Therapy | Group Work

February 1998 | 512 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Incorporating cognitive, behavioural, social resources and small group theory into one model, this volume offers strategies for treating adolescents in a variety of groups. Anger management, negotiation and using social support networks are among the topics covered. The book is illustrated with case studies, and practical exercises are included.

The author addresses such topics as: dealing with disruptive young people; using the group to develop completed home tasks; formulating achievable goals; assisting group members to help each other; and coordinating family and group therapy.

 
PART ONE: IN THE BEGINNING OF GROUPS
 
An Overview
 
Preparation for Group Therapy
 
Starting the Group
Orientation, Cohesion Building and Motivation Enhancement  
 
PART TWO: ASSESSMENT AND GOAL SETTING IN GROUPS
 
Assessment in Groups
Interviewing and Observation Strategies  
 
Measurement Procedures in Assessment and Evaluation
 
Goal Setting and Intervention Planning
 
PART THREE: INTERVENTIONS IN AND BEYOND THE GROUP
 
Solving Problems and Negotiating Differences
 
Reinforcement and Stimulus Control in Groups
 
The Modeling Sequence
 
Cognitive and Relaxation Coping Strategies
 
Extragroup Tasks
with Katherine P Reardon
Assessing and Enhancing Social Support
 
Integrating Socio-Recreational Activities into Therapy
 
Intervening in the Group Process
 
Beyond the Boundaries of the Group
Procedures for Generalization  
 
PART FOUR: APPLICATIONS OF COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL INTERACTIONAL GROUP THERAPY
with Martin D Martsch
Group Strategies for Reducing Anger and Aggression
 
Staff Training and Supervision for Cognitive-Behavioral Interactive Group Therapy

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