This book evaluates group work models developed through
collaborations between researchers and community agencies, and
discusses issues around instruction and dissemination of
evidence-based group work in practice settings. This book was
published as a special issue of Social Work with Groups.
University of Alabama, USA Florida International Univ, Miami, FL, USA
1. Introduction Part I: Group Models Developed from Collaborations Between Researchers and Community Agencies 2. REAL Groups: The Design and Immediate Effects of a Prevention Intervention for Latino Children Flavio F. Marsiglia Veronica Pena Tanya Nieri and Julie L. Nagoshi 3. Implementing Evidence-Based Multiple-Family Groups with Adolescent Substance Abusers Douglas C. Smith PhD and James A. Hall PhD 4. "I'm not lazy it's just that I learn differently": Development and implementation of a manualized school-based group for students with LD" Faye Mishna PhD Barbara Muskat PhD and Judith Wiener PhD 5. Releasing the Steam: An Evaluation of the Supporting Tempers Emotions and Anger Management (STEAM) program for Elementary and Adolescent Aged Children Bruce A. Bidgood PhD Heather Wilkie BSc and Annette Katchaluba MSW 6. Autism Spectrum Disorders: Building Social Skills in Group School and Community Settings Amie Williams PhD and Laura Grofer Klinger Part II: Issues Around Instruction and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Group Work in Practice Settings 7. The andragogy of evidence-based group work: An integrated educational model David E. Pollio and Mark J. Macgowan 8. Finding and Integrating the Best Available Evidence into the Group Work Field Practicum: Examples and Experiences from M.S.W. Students Mark J. Macgowan 9. "We may not like it but we guess we have to do it": Bringing Agency-Based Staff on Board with Evidence-Based Group Work Barbara Muskat PhD RSW Faye Mishna PhD RSW Fataneh Farnia PhD and Judith Wiener PhD 10. Teaching Evidence-Based Practice to Administrative Groups: The Professional Academy of Evidence-Based Practice Stephanie Krauss M.Ed and Barbara Levin 11. Motivating Clients in Treatment Groups Sheldon D. Rose and Heesuk Chang