This book is designed to serve as a core text for advanced and graduate students and researchers alike. Each chapter reviews the literature and current research related to its topic as well as providing suggestions for practice for psychoeducational, counseling, and therapy groups based on the review. Major topics in the field of groups are included: history, best practices, settings, groups across the lifespan, special topics, multicultural groups, as well as critical issues and emerging themes in group counseling and psychotherapy. Key features include: • Integration of current research and practice • Includes psychoeducational, counseling, and therapy groups for all topics New to this edition: 2-3 new chapters on cutting edge themes Thoroughly updated research more pedagogical elements (discussion questions, activities, resources, case examples, key terms, etc.) Reorganization based on reviews Test bank and powerpoints.

Group Counseling for African Americans: Research and Practice Considerations

Group counseling for african americans: Research and practice considerations
Sam SteenQi ShiWendy Hockersmith

African Americans are one of the largest minority groups in the United States, growing by 15% from 2000 to 2010 (faster than the total U.S. population growth rate; U.S. Census Bureau, 2011). Like other racial groups, African Americans may need mental health services; however, they are less likely to receive services. Only 25% of all African Americans dealing with mental disorders received treatment, whereas nearly 40% of Caucasians struggling with mental health issues sought and received counseling and/or psychotherapy services (Wells, Klap, Koike, & Sherbourne, 2001). This is not surprising given that in general People of Color are less likely to seek counseling (Davidson, ...

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