Book Description

Review 'A rich and provocative approach to exposing group work students to multicultural group work.''This is a combination text and workbook. It is a very involving look at group counseling in a way that focuses on the various cultural backgrounds that leaders and members might bring to a group (whether task group, psychoeducational group or counseling/therapy group). Read more About the Author Janice L. DeLucia-Waack has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY since 1998. She is the program director for the School Counseling masters program, and teaches two courses, Advanced Group Counseling Theory And Practice and Group Work In The Schools, related to groups for graduate students. She received a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Eisenhower College, a master's degree in Family Studies from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University after completing a pre-doctoral internship in Psychology at the University of Buffalo, SUNY Counseling Center. She began her academic career teaching group counseling courses at Purdue University. Her counseling and research interests include: groups, eating disorders and body image, children of divorce, supervision, and multicultural counseling. In addition to this book, she has authored and co-edited multiple books and journal articles, and is a former editor of the JOURNAL FOR SPECIALISTS IN GROUP WORK. She has received many awards, the most recent being the 2001 Association for Specialists in Group Work President's Award.Dr. Jeremiah Donigian received his Ed.D. from the Pennsylvania State University and has been with SUNY Brockport's Counselor Education program since 1970. His primary teaching interests lie with group counseling and marriage and family therapy. He is a clinical member and approved supervisor of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and is a nationally certified counselor. He is the recipient of the Eminent Career Award and is a fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Donigian maintains a private practice in marriage and family, individual, and group therapy. He has conducted workshops and seminars in group and marriage and family therapy throughout the United States. He also has an interest in working as a consultant and trainer to schools and business organizations. Among his numerous publications is his most recent book, SYSTEMIC GROUP THERAPY: A TRIADIC MODEL, which is also published by Brooks/Cole. Read more