Group Work with Adolescents: Principles and Practice (Social Work Practice with Children and Families) (Hardcover) by Malekoff Andrew
A trusted course text and professional resource this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible down-to-earth style Andrew Malekoff spells out the principles of effective group practice. Extensive clinical illustrations show how successful group leaders engage teens in addressing tough issues--including violence sexuality prejudice social isolation and substance abuse--in a wide range of settings. Normative issues that adolescents face in the multiple contexts of their lives are lucidly explained. Packed with creative ideas and activities the book helps readers develop their skills as confident reflective practitioners.New to This Edition*Significantly revised chapters on group work essentials school-based practice and trauma. *Additional topics: social media and cyberbullying expressive and animal-assisted therapies mindfulness adolescent brain development and more.*Updated practice principles information and references.*Numerous new practice illustrations.