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.

Post-Disaster Group Counseling: A Multicultural Perspective

Post-disaster group counseling: A multicultural perspective
Fred BemakRita Chi-Ying Chung

Post-Disaster Group Work

Disasters can comprise many situations ranging from natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes to people-made disasters, such as the campus shooting at Virginia Tech. Given the wide range of disasters and the page limitations of this chapter, the chapter focuses on group work following natural disasters. Major global climate change has resulted in the loss of lives and hundreds of thousands of survivors being displaced from their homes (NASA, 2011). In the past decade, the world has encountered frequent mammoth natural disasters such as the earthquake and tsunami in Japan; earthquakes in Haiti, Costa Rica, and China; the cyclone in Myanmar (Burma); Hurricane Katrina in the United ...

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