Group Work Honoring our Roots, Nurturing our Growth

Edited by Ann M Bergart, Shirley R Simon, Mark Doel

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ISBN: 978-1-861771-25-4
Series: IASWG Proceedings
Categories: Groupwork, Health Services, Human Services, Social Policy, Social Work
Published: November 2012
234 x 156 x 16 mm
294 pages
Publisher: Whiting & Birch Ltd
The AASWG Symposium is the largest annual event in the groupwork calendar. papers. The best papers from the Chicago conference are presented in this volume, the fourth in the series to be published by Whiting & Birch Ltd.

The proceedings are an excellent source of case studies which will inspire anyone who uses groupwork in their professional practice.
AASWG at Hull House for tea
Catherine P. Papell

Testing the applicability of the Boston Model: Worker perceptions
Susan Ciardiello

Going back to our roots: Social group work, the ideal method for youth development
Hélène Filion Onserud

The use of program and activities: Purpose, planning and structure
Alison H. Johnson

The power of group work and community organizing in the 2008 U.S. Presidential race
Gerald Kellman

The use of group work to fight external threats to a community-based organization during harsh economic times
Andrew Malekoff

Group work in graduate social work education: Where are we now?
Shirley R. Simon and Teresa Kilbane

Global group work: Honouring processes and outcomes
Carol S. Cohen, Mark Doel, Mary Wilson, Deirdre Quirke,
Karen A. Ring, and Sharima Ruwaida Abbas

The ‘Rainbow Nation’ way of teaching sensitivity to diversity for social work with groups
Reineth Prinsloo

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia sufferers access their inner artist: Maintaining connections rather than becoming strangers
Lorraine Ruggieri

Group work and technology: Embracing our future
Shirley R. Simon and Kathleen W. Stauber

Communicating the values of social work with groups by talking in the idiom of the other: Implications for practice
Dominique Moyse Steinberg and Robert Salmon

The metamorphosis of a university social group work club
Cheryl Lee and Eliette Montiel

Generalist social work practice with groups: Sharing the past, present, and future
Stephen J. Yanca and Louise C. Johnson

When internal processes go astray: Turning points in group
Alex Gitterman

More than ice breakers: Teaching social work students how to effectively use activity in the group
Jennifer A. Clements and Samuel R. Benbow
Ann M Bergart
Ann M. Bergart, Ph.D., LCSW was formerly Associate Professor at the Aurora University School of Social Work.  She is now an adjunct faculty member at The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration and the Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work, teaching both graduate and continuing education courses at ... read more
Shirley R Simon
BA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Psychology MSW, University of Illinois, Champaign. B.A.,University of Michigan, M.S.W., University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana. Professor Simon teaches in both the B.S.W. and M.S.W. programs, and chairs the group work sequence. She joined the faculty in 1991, having been director of the undergraduate social work program at ... read more
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