9780132678131

Joining Together Group Theory and Group Skills

  • ISBN 13:

    9780132678131

  • ISBN 10:

    0132678136

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/14/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Joining Together introduces readers to the theory and research needed to understand how to make groups effective and, through exercises and thorough explanations, equips them with the skills required to apply that knowledge to practical situations. Chapters discuss the history of groups and group dynamics, the nature of experiential learning, group goals, communication within groups, leadership, power, decision making, controversy and creativity, and conflict management. More applied chapters focus on valuing diversity, cooperative learning, leading counseling groups, and team development and training. The new edition of this best-selling textfeatures: Newsections on controversy and creativity Newindividual and group exercises A focuson new technologies Greater focuson minority influence, group goals, and diversity and many other updates and changes. Joining Together introduces readers to the theory and research needed to understand how to make groups effective and, through exercises and thorough explanations, equips them with the skills required to apply that knowledge to practical situations.

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