Groups: Process and Practice, 9th Edition

  • Marianne Schneider Corey
  • Gerald Corey California State University, Fullerton (Emeritus)
  • Cindy Corey San Diego State University Communited-Based Block Program
  • ISBN-10: 1133945465
  • ISBN-13: 9781133945468
  • 480 Pages Hardcover 
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $143.00 
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Overview

Drawing on their extensive clinical experience in working with groups, Marianne, Gerald, and Cindy Corey provide a realistic approach to the blending of theory with practice in group work. A new Chapter 4, "Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling," has been added to this best-selling text, along with new examples, guidelines, insights, and an enhanced diversity perspective. Offering up-to-date coverage of both the "what is" and the "how to" of group counseling, the ninth edition incorporates the latest research, ethical guidelines, and practices to ensure student success both in the classroom and after it. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.


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Features/Benefits

  • GROUPS: PROCESS AND PRACTICE covers the group process from the initial to ending stages and includes practice information with specific groups. The text portrays the group counselor as both person and a professional, addresses skills of group leadership (including the co-leadership model), and discusses the training of group counselors.
  • Cindy Corey's expertise in multicultural counseling lends additional emphasis on this important perspective on the practice of group work.
  • Case examples and dialogues throughout illustrate the group process, interventions, and other important concepts.
  • The text includes 13 group proposals with guidelines to help students design groups specifically for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults in school and community settings.
  • Current trends in ethical, legal, and professional issues, as well as strategies for creating and maintaining trust, provide students with the critical information they need to confront and resolve the questions they will face in practice.
  • Thought-provoking questions, summaries, exercises, and suggested readings involve students and help them master the material.
  • The multimedia self-study program, GROUPS IN ACTION: EVOLUTION AND CHALLENGES, can be used as a video and enrichment resource to accompany the text. GROUPS IN ACTION has been updated with new Lecturettes by Gerald Corey, and is now available on DVD and online through Cengage Learning's CourseMate website.
  • In addition to bringing the book thoroughly in line with the new CACREP standards, the authors have incorporated up-to-date research and references throughout the text.
  • The instructor supplements include an updated Instructor's Resource Manual and Test Bank.

What's New

  • Each chapter has been carefully reviewed and updated to present the current research, thinking, and trends in practice.
  • Chapter 1, "Introduction to Group Work," offers an updated discussion of brief groups.
  • Chapter 3, "Ethical and Legal Issues in Group Counseling," has been revised to encompass a comprehensive discussion of both ethical aspects of group work and risk management practices. It covers updated material on the ethical and legal aspects of group counseling, as well as other topics such as ethical issues in training group workers. It also presents new sections on social justice issues in group work and on ethical concerns in using group techniques.
  • A new Chapter 4, "Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling," addresses the relationship between theory and technique. This new chapter is organized by these four general theories: psychodynamics approaches, experiential and relationship-oriented approaches, cognitive behavioral approaches, and postmodern approaches to group counseling. It covers such topics as using theory as a roadmap in practice; using group techniques effectively; viewing a group through a multicultural lens; the relationship of theory to technique; various theoretical approaches to practice; and more. Also included is a brief discussion of developing an integrative approach to group counseling.
  • Chapter 6, "Initial Stage of a Group," includes a new section on identifying and exploring common fears of group members.
  • Chapter 7, "Transition Stage of a Group," offers a reframing and reconceptualization of resistance and provides a discussion on understanding and working with difficult group behaviors therapeutically. The authors include more emphasis on understanding and honoring clients' resistance, new material on motivational interviewing as a way to address ambivalence and to increase motivation to change, a more complete discussion of considering conflict and confrontation from a cultural perspective, additional examples of both leader behavior and member behavior pertaining to dealing with mistrust in a group and how to increase trust, an expanded discussion of the role of transference and countertransference, including guidelines for dealing effectively with countertransference, and more.
  • Chapter 8, "The Working Stage," includes an expanded discussion of the therapeutic factors operating in a group. There is a revised and expanded section on what research says about group cohesion.
  • Chapter 9, "The Final Stage," contains updated literature on the tasks of terminating a group experience. The authors have increased their emphasis on dealing with emotional reactions pertaining to termination, and present revised material on addressing unfinished business in a group. There is a new section on personal gestures in expressing the meaning of a group experience.
  • End-of-chapter exercises now include a guide to the GROUPS IN ACTION: EVOLUTION AND CHALLENGES (available on DVD/Workbook and CourseMate). This integrated program has been updated with "Lecturettes on Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling," an hour-long third program that consists of Gerald Corey presenting an overview of various theories and their application to techniques in group work. The workbook that accompanies this DVD program has been revised and expanded to include key points and questions for reflection on the third program on lecturettes on theories and techniques of group counseling.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Group Work.
2. The Group Counselor.
3. Ethical and Legal Issues in Group Counseling.
4. Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling.
5. Forming a Group.
6. Initial Stage of a Group.
7. Transition Stage of a Group.
8. The Working Stage.
9. The Final Stage.
10. Groups in School Settings.
11. Groups in Community Settings.

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Meet the Author

About the Author

Marianne Schneider Corey

Marianne Schneider Corey, a licensed marriage and family therapist in California, is a National Certified Counselor and a fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. She has been actively involved in providing training and supervision workshops in group process for human-services students and professionals. She also facilitates self-exploration groups for graduate students and continues to conduct training workshops in group counseling with her husband, Dr. Gerald Corey, in various countries. In 2001, the two received the Eminent Career Award for distinguished and major contributions to the field of group work by the Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Gerald Corey

Gerald Corey is Professor Emeritus of Human Services at California State University at Fullerton; a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; a National Certified Counselor; a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Counseling Psychology); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Dr. Corey taught undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling, as well as courses in experiential groups, the theory and practice of counseling, and ethics in counseling. He is the author or co-author of 15 counseling textbooks currently in print and numerous journal articles. Along with his wife, Marianne Schneider Corey, Dr. Corey has conducted group counseling training workshops for mental health professionals at many universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, England, and Ireland. The two received the Association for Specialists in Group Work's Eminent Career Award in 2001. Dr. Corey earned his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California.

Cindy Corey

Cindy Corey is a California-licensed psychologist in private practice in San Diego and on the faculty at San Diego State University Community-Based Block Program. She received her doctorate in psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.

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