A vital collection of workshops for groups developing social skills and exploring relationships.
Aimed at professionals working with groups that are developing social skills and exploring relationships, this photocopiable handbook is a vital collection of workshops covering specific themes.
Each theme is clearly divided into warm-ups, main exercises and closures.
Intended to help professionals save on preparation time, the organisation and format of this book reflects its highly practical content.
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"A good resource book for those running groups; it is easy to use, is excellently presented and contains a wealth of ideas for a whole range of situations and client groups." British Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation "It is good to find a book which is so practical and "hands on" from beginning to end. It is worth a read." - Deirdre Kokich, NZROT "It is a well-presented and user-friendly book which is likely to become well thumbed as practioners design and plan sessions". - Sheena E E Blair, Course Leader/Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary College, Edinburgh, BJOT "...this is a useful resource to the experienced group facilitator." - Karen Stainsby, Gestalt Counsellor, Counselling News "If you've ever found yourself wracking your brains to recall what activities you've used with previous groups, this may be the time-saving planning device you've been looking for." - Deborah Harding, Wolfson Medical Rehabilitation Centre and Atkinson Morley's Hospital, RCSLT Bulletin "...purposely accessible to those without in-depth psychiatric knowledge." - Human Communication
SHEENA DUBOUST (nee Duncan) has worked as Head Occupational Therapist for mental health services in the Highlands in Scotland. She has a special interest in creative therapies and working with people who have been sexually abused and those with eating disorders, in group settings. Previously she worked in London in a therapeutic community and before that in general adult psychiatry. PAMELA KNIGHT is a Senior Occupational Therapist currently working in adult general psychiatry in Scotland. She runs a programme of activities including those presented in this book. She has experience of both hospital and community work and has spent some time working as a Counsellor dealing with alcohol problems and related issues.