A unique clinical resource, this book shows how to infuse the methods and spirit of motivational interviewing (MI) into group-based interventions. The authors demonstrate how the four processes of MI with individuals translate into group contexts. They explain both the challenges and the unique benefits of MI groups, guiding practitioners to build the skills they need to lead psychoeducational, psychotherapeutic, and support groups successfully. A wealth of clinical examples are featured. Chapters by contributing authors present innovative group applications targeting specific problems: substance use disorders, dual diagnosis, chronic health conditions, weight management, adolescent risk behaviours, intimate partner violence, and sexual offending.
Mental health professionals who work with groups, including clinical psychologists, social workers, substance abuse counsellors, and psychiatrists.
May serve as a text in graduate-level courses on group therapy.
The second edition of Our Voices is a ground-breaking collection of writings from Aboriginal social work educators who have collaborated to develop a toolkit of appropriate behaviours, interactions, networks, and intervention. The text explores a range of current and emerging social work practice issues such as cultural supervision, working with communities, understanding trauma, collaboration and relationship building, and the ubiquity of whiteness in Australian social work. It covers these issues with new and innovative approaches and provides valuable insights into how social work practice can be developed, taught and practiced in... More info
*Activities to Help You Deal with Anger and Frustration*. Fully revised and updated based on reader feedback! This second edition of The Anger Workbook for Teens includes brand-new activities to help you understand and interact with your anger, and tips for managing it in constructive ways. Does your anger often get you into trouble? Do you react to situations and later regret how you behaved? Does your anger cause problems with other people? If so, you aren't alone. Between family life, friends, social media, and the pressures of school, there's... More info
*Playful Activities for Traumatized Children* Cory’s Story and the variety of creative activities are specifically designed to help children cope with sexual abuse and trauma. Therapeutic games, art, puppets, and other engaging techniques address the eight components of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Age Range: 4 to 12 140pages Includes a reproducible story, assessment and treatment activities, and detailed parent handouts. *Author Bio* *Liana Lowenstein* is the owner and founder of Champion Press and author of numerous publications. Her most recent work is the Cory series of books that focus on helping children cope... More info