Task Groups in the Social Services

Task Groups in the Social Services

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In light of the growing importance of and reliance on task groups in the social services, this comprehensive text examines the uses, methods and dynamics of such groups. Following a description of the nature, history and variety of task groups, the authors discuss the role of the social worker in these groups, focusing on: the recruitment and composition of groups; participating as a team member; shepherding a group and dealing with problem behaviours within it. Task Groups in the Social Services will prove a vital resource to both students and practitioners in social work.In addition, it involves giving the team permission to examine its own functioning in problem-solving activities. The actual expression of team building activities varies between teams. Team building activities include developing the identity of anbsp;...

Title:Task Groups in the Social Services
Author:Marian Fatout, Steven R. Rose
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 1995-02-17


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