Revitalizing Our Social Group Work Heritage

A Bridge to the Future

Mark Gianino, Donna McLaughlin


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ISBN: 978-1-861771-39-1
Series: IASWG Proceedings
BIC Categories: Social work
Categories: Counselling, Groupwork, Health Services, Human Services, Social Policy, Social Work
Published: June 2016
234 x 156 x 20 mm
376 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 New York in 2013. Selected papers from the 2004 Detroit event are also included.
The Power of Groups for Healing at a Time of Great Anxiety and Fear
Hubie Jones
Social Determinants of Health and Parent Coffee Hour
Jessy Benjamin
Challenges & Opportunities for Applying Group Work Principles to Enhance Online Learning in Social Work
Marcia B. Cohen, Shirley R. Simon, Donna McLaughlin, Barbara Muskat, and Mary White
Attachment and Recovery: Combining 12-Step Programs and Group Psychotherapy to Treat Addiction
Santiago Delboy
Challenges and Rewards of Facilitating Support Groups in an Under-Resourced County Jail
Kerry Dunn, Erin Daigle, Ariane Bowie, Kristen Cianelli, Erika Gilbert, and Elisa Orme
Social Workers Collaborating with Faith Based Organizations to Create a Group Mentoring Program for African American Youth
Anthony C. Hill
Theatre Workshops as a Group Format for Promoting Intercultural Understanding
Claude Olivier and William Dunn
Participant Observation of an Online Task Group Process: A Narrative
Mamadou Seck
Integration of Strengths and Empowerment into Group Work Practice
Thelma Silver, Charlla Allen, and Linda McArdle
Finding Focus: Adolescents Experiencing Major Mental Illness Explore Their Photographic Realities
Kyle Taylor Ganson
Ethnic Nonprofit Organizations During the Economic Recession: An Examination of the Role of Organizational Capacity and Leadership Building for Long-Term Sustainability
Biswas Pradhan and Dale Asis
Groupwork Interventions for Women and Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse: Do They Work & Do They Last?
Stephanie Holt, Gloria Kirwan and Jane Ngo
Group Work with Mothers with Multiple Sclerosis: A Second True Self Emerges
Rebecca Halperin
An Evaluation of a Psycho-Educational Program for Pregnant Women Living with HIV in Toronto, Canada
Simone Shindler, Stephanie Bell, and Mary Tangelder
“Why do WE Have to Come in Here?”: Using Group Work to Reduce Conflict and Stigma Among Boys in a Youth Development Setting
Dara Kammerman
Things I Didn’t Learn in Graduate School: A Survival Guide for Leading Involuntary Groups
Francis S. Bartolomeo

Papers from the XXVI Symposium, Detroit, October 21st-24th, 2004 ‘Group Work Reaching across Boundaries: Disciplines, Seasons of Life, Practice Settings, Cultures and Nations’ Edited by Alice Lamont and Dale Swaisgood

Reducing Inter-Group Conflict Through the Use of Group Work

Charles Garvin and David Bargal
Groups as a Medium for Reducing Sex Offender Recidivism
Steven Hartsock and Karen V. Harper-Dorton
Grandparent Caregivers: Implications for Groupwork
Jessica Rosenberg
Exploring Group Work Concepts Presented on Video in an Undergraduate Social Work Practice with Small Groups Course
John Mansfield, Debrah Cuda, Pamela Oliver and Amy Sill
Blueprints for Awakening Desire The ‘Girl Talk’ Healthy Sexuality Group Program
Maura McIntyre and Naomi Mitchell

Mark Gianino
Mark Gianino, MSW, PhD joined the full time faculty at Boston University School of Social Work in September of 2005 where he now is a clinical associate professor. In this capacity he teaches a range of courses within the MSW program. His research interests include gay and lesbian parenthood, transracial adoption, ... read more
Donna McLaughlin
Donna McLaughlin, MSW, LICSW, is Clinical Associate Professor at the Boston University School of Social Work where she directs the Groupwork Specialization Program. She teaches a range of foundation and advanced level courses at BUSSW; and designed and teaches the  Clinical Practice with Groups course for the BUSSW On-Line program. Donna’s ... read more
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