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 Assessing and Enhancing Social Support - with Katherine P Reardon 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 Group Strategies for Reducing Anger and Aggression - with Martin D Martsch Staff Training and Supervision for Cognitive-Behavioral Interactive Group Therapy