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Practice II Final Exam
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Task Centered Group
Formed to achieve a specific set of tasks or objectives
Composed of members with severe emotional, behavioral, and personal problems
Teach specialized skills and knowledge
Are smaller or large groups more favorable?
Are smaller or larger groups more successful in resolving complex problems?
Best length of time a group facilitation should last
5 Stages of Groups
2. Selection of members
3. Assessment and planning
4. Group development and intervention
5. Evaluation and termination
According to Garland, Jones and Kolodny, what are the 5 stages of development in social work groups?
2. Power and control
Members are ambivalent joining the group and interaction is guarded
Power and control
The character of the group begins to emerge
The likes and dislikes of intimate relationships are expressed
Members are free to experiment with new and alternative behavior patterns because they recognize individual rights and needs
Group purposes have been achieved and members have learned new behavioral patterns to enable them to move on to other social experiences
The sum of all the variables influencing members to stay in a group
Those needed to accomplish specific goals set by the group
Group Maintenance Roles
Strengthen social/emotional bonds within the group
Rewards include things such as promotions, pay increases, days off, and praise
The ability to fire a worker who falls below a given level of production is a common example of coercive power
Directly related to an internalized value or norm and is probably the most complex of the five power bases
Occurs when one individual A influences individual B as a result of identification
Accepting a physician's advice in medical matters is a common example of expert influence which is based on the perception that a person has knowledge or expertise that its the source of power
What are the 6 things to keep in mind when planning a session?
1. Select relevant content
2. Use examples
3. Present materials in a logical order
4. Plan the time
5. Be flexible
6. Change the pace
Why should the leader's credentials be addressed at the beginning of the first group session?
Gives the group a sense of confidence that the leader can fulfill the expectations of the members
What is a hidden agenda?
A personal goal by a member but unknown to other group members, which interferes with the group's efforts
What are group norms?
Rules that specify proper group behavior
Groups members are less apt to be disruptive if what?
Their personal goals are identified and incorporated in to the group goals
What do nonverbal cues often reveal?
Feelings a person is intentionally trying to hide
Examples of nonverbal cues
Sweating, stammering, blushing, frowning, etc
When two or more messages contradict each other's meanings
Genogram - marital seperation
Line with two slants through it, s. year of seperation
Genogram - committed relationship
Filled in connection and dashed line connection
Genogrom - hostile relationship
Zig zag going from person to person
Genogram - fused relationship
3 lines attached from person to person
Principles of Bowen's Theory
- emotional system
- multigenerational transmission
- emotional triangles
- chronic anxiety
Population Bowen worked with
Schizophrenics and family members (started with patient and mother, than realized its the entire group)
- bridge between differentiation and multigenerational transmission
- feelings, thoughts, fantasies
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