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Working with Children in Groups

A Handbook for Counsellors, Educators and Community Workers

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 272
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Paperback - 9780333921432

27 March 2001

$47.99

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Ebook - 9781403914590

04 March 2017

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With its effective outcomes, relative speed and reduced costs, the group format is becoming increasingly popular for work with children in counselling and educational settings.


Drawing from their extensive experience of...

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With its effective outcomes, relative speed and reduced costs, the group format is becoming increasingly popular for work with children in counselling and educational settings.Drawing from their extensive experience of running children's groups and training group leaders, Kathryn and David Geldard describe the entire process of running groups from the initial planning to post-group evaluation.Topics covered include the benefits and disadvantages of running groups and the types of group available, as well as the planning, designing, implementation and evaluation of group programmes.Filled with lots of ideas, activities, games and work-sheets for use in group programmes, as well as examples of complete programmes for particular problems such as domestic violence and low self-esteem, this highly accessible and practical book will be an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to run groups for children.

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Authors are well known in the area of counselling children


Extremely accessibly written and highly practical format

Contains materials which practitioners can photocopy or adapt and use in their own groups

No direct competition

PART I: GROUPS FOR CHILDREN
Why Run Groups?
Types of Group
PART II: PLANNING A GROUP PROGRAMME
Identifying the Needs of a Target Group
Planning to Run a Group
Designing a Group Programme
PART III: RUNNING A GROUP PROGRAMME
Assessment of Children for Inclusion in a Group Programme
The Leader's Role
Counselling and Racilitation Skills Required in Children's Groups
Evaluating the Outcomes of a Group Programme
PART IV: GROUP PROGRAMMES FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSES
Domestic Violence Programme
ADHD Programme
Self-esteem Programme
Social skills Programme
APPENDICES
Activities and Games
Work-sheets
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KATHRYN and DAVID GELDARD are authors of Counselling Children: A Practical Introduction and Counselling Adolescents: A Pro-Active Approach (both with Sage). They work as child and family therapists in private practice, and have extensive experience in running training courses in counselling children and adolescents and working with children in groups. Kathryn lectures in the post-graduate programme at the University of Queensland, Australia. David is a Counselling Psychologist, and is the author of Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors, 3rd ed (Prentice Hall and Free Association).

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KATHRYN and DAVID GELDARD are authors of Counselling Children: A Practical Introduction and Counselling Adolescents: A Pro-Active Approach (both with Sage). They work as child and family therapists in private practice, and have extensive experience in running training courses in counselling children and adolescents and working with children in groups. Kathryn lectures in the post-graduate programme at the University of Queensland, Australia. David is a Counselling Psychologist, and is the author of Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors, 3rd ed (Prentice Hall and Free Association).

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