Strengthening Social Solidarity through Group Work

Research and Creative Practice

Edited by Valérie Roy, Ginette Berteau, Sacha Genest-Dufault

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ISBN: 978-1-861771-26-1
Series: IASWG Proceedings
BIC Categories: Social welfare & social services, Psychology
Categories: Groupwork, Human Services, Social Work
Published: June 2014
234 x 156 x 15 mm
288 pages
Publisher: Whiting & Birch Ltd
A series of case studies and practice accounts from several countries which illustrate applications of the social group work model in a range of settings. They are a selection from those presented at the IASWG Symposium in Montreal, Canada.
Introduction Solidarity and universal democracy
Jean Bédard

The importance of altruism for mutual aid group initiation and stainability
Victor Hainsworth

The model, a continuum of connecting the classroom and community: Utilizing group work
Brenda Exum and Mary Yanisko

Pedagogy without pretense: Preparing non-social workers to facilitate social work groups
Dana Grossman Leeman

Introduction of a model of social work peer consultation groups
Kathleen M. Walsh

Managing ethical issues in social work with groups
Allan E. Barsky

Increasing diversity: Competence in social work students through group research projects
Stephen J. Yanca

Group work at the heart of hospital social work practice: Creating inclusion and solidarity in the acute care environment
Joanne Sulman, Lieve Verhaeghe, Catherine Coulthard, Kristy MacDonell, Amber Oke, Aviva Werek Sokolsky, Trish Woodhead, Sue Worrod

Challenges, strategies and rewards of an adaptation of trauma systems therapy for newly arriving refugee youth: School-based group work with Somali adolescent boys
Amanda Nisewaner & Saida Abdi

Men in India: Eliminating gender-based violence
Sanjay, & Madhu Kushwaha

Group intervention work with Aboriginal youth preparing for adult living
Stéphane Grenier, Martin Goyette, Andrée-Anne Lemay & Alexis Pearson

French-Canadian version of the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP): Preliminary report of its validity for mental health patients in a community teaching and research hospital
Jean-Philippe É. Daoust, Valérie Lemieux, Gilles Fleury, Danielle Perron-Roach, & Diane Lavallée

Research with and about groups: Overcoming obstacles to creativity and solidarity
Alice Home

Research! What we can do to advance it in social work with groups
Mark J. Macgowan

Some ethical and legal challenges in researching groupwork practice
Michael Preston-Shoot
Valérie Roy
Valérie Roy Ph.D., Social Worker, is  Professor at the School of Social Work at Université Laval (Quebec city, Canada). She teaches and specializes in group work and intimate partner violence. ... read more
Ginette Berteau
Ginette Berteau A social worker and professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Quebec, Montreal (UQAM, Canada), Ginette Berteau has always been a passionate believer in group social work. That enthusiasm has led her to do group work, train and supervise social workers and students, earn a ... read more
Sacha Genest-Dufault
Sacha Genest-Dufault , Social Worker, is Professor at the School of Social Work at Université du Quéebec à Rimouski (Rimouski, Canada). He teaches and specializes in gender studies and group work. ... read more
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