A presentation at Heritage University @ CBC Week 08 in
March 2020 in
Pasco, WA 99301, USA by
Location: CBC Campus - SWL 108Time: Wednesdays from 5:30-8:15Week 08: 03/04/20Topic and Content Area: Group Work Approaches Related to Setting IIReading Assignment: Garvin et al. (2017) Chapters 17, 19, and 22Assignments Due:
As a group, students will share with their classmates what their plan is to implement their group (i.e. when and where), and what the content that they are going to do for their groups. These presentations should not be longer than five minutes
Chapter 17 Group-Based Approaches to Preventing Adolescent Substance Abuse: The State of Social Work Science, David Córdova, Francheska Alers-Rojas, Brian Perron, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, & Michael G. Vaughn
Chapter 19 Groups for Reducing Intergroup Conflicts, David Bargal
Chapter 22 Group Interventions for Partner Abuse, Daniel G. Saunders
In the Groups for Reducing Intergroup Conflicts, they discuss groups completed in war torn and conflict laden areas. There is intergroup conflict that is common in the united states, such as discrimination.
Speed Hating: A Date with Discrimination
[Whole Class Activity] Have everybody move chairs and tables into speed dating set up…
[Activity] Have everybody complete the speed dating topic.
While the text is describes a number of types of groups (Interactional group psychotherapy, Social Skills Training, Cognitive-Behavioral Groups, and Disease-and-recovery Group Therapy), I want to expose you to other ways of thinking about treatment and ideas that look at the problem from a non-traditional view…
[Whole Class Activity] Watch the TED Talk by Johann Hari (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY9DcIMGxMs).
With partner abuse being such a widespread social, health, and mental health problem, looking to groups to address these complex problems. There are a number of intervention methods that get implemented. These include:
Social workers can teach women about assertiveness and how to develop assertiveness skills.
[Discussion] How many of you have some difficulty with assertiveness? In what ways?
Assertiveness involves verbal and nonverbal behavior that is straightforward but not offensive. There are generally thought to be three different styles.
Assertiveness training helps people to distinguish among assertive, aggressive, and nonassertive responses.The following are steps to help establish assertive behavior:
Help client scrutinize actions
Ask client to make a record of situations
Help client select and focus on some specific instances
Help client analyze how reacted
[Demonstration] We will imagine that this was an assertiveness training group. Process a real life example with a student where they were either nonassertive or aggressive.
Process the event (Eye contact, Body posture, Gestures, Facial expressions, vocal [voice tone, inflection, and volume], Timing, Content)
What are things that you could have done differently
Role playing or Unresolved real life situations
[Activity] Help an elbow partner process through a real life conflict where they were either nonassertive or aggressive.
View Group Work Approaches Related to Setting II.
This week students complete there informal class presentations and we focus on groups related and topics related to substance abuse, intergroup conflict, and partner abuse.The agenda is as follows: