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Flashcards in Group Work Deck (21):
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1. installation of hope
2. universality
3. imparting of information
4. imitative behavior/modeling
5. interpersonal learning
6. altruism
7. family recapitulation
8. catharsis
9. cohesiveness
10. socializing techniques
are examples of...

Yalom's therapeutic facts in groups

2

What is the goal of social work with groups?

to help individuals maximize their own social functioning

3

Name some types of groups

counseling, shared problem, activity, action, self-help, natural, closed vs open, structured, crisis

4

How does group psychotherapy work?

Through the process of interacting with each other, group members gain more knowledge and insight into themselves for the purpose of making changes in their lives.

5

Name the stages of group development

1. Pre-affiliation OR Forming
2. Power & Control OR Storming
3. Intimacy OR Norming
4. Differentiation OR Performing
5. Separation/Term. OR Adjourning

6

How do groups help individuals?

Instillation of hope
Universality
Altruism
Interpersonal learning
Self-Understanding and insight
Existential learning

7

when discussions strengthens a dominant point of view and results in a shift to a more extreme position than any of the members would adopt on his/her own.

group polarization

8

Members of the group start to think like one another even if they don't share the opinion in order to maintain we-news of group

group think

9

How can a leader counteract group think?

by placing a positive value on open inquiry.

10

Name the 7 main types of groups

Educational, growth, self help psychotherapy, socialization, task, & support

11

A treatment approach in which members of a group act out different roles

psychodrama

12

Name the 5 stages of group development

1. Pre affiliation
2. Power and control
3. Intimacy
4. Differentiation
5. Termination

13

the pre affiliation stage revolves around what element?

Trust

14

A struggle for individual autonomy occurs during which stage?

Power & control

15

T or f during the intimacy stage people share parts of themselves in service of the group

True

16

When does acceptance of group participants occur?

Differentiation stage

17

Name some factors that impact group cohesion

- group size
- homogeneity
- following of group norms
- member stability & interdependence

18

T or F Psychotic, attention seeking, paranoid, suicidal, or clients in crisis should participate in group work

False

19

T or F group therapy is recommended as a supplement to other therapy models

True

20

Name the types of group structure

Open, closed, natural, short term, focused

21

What is the optimal group size?

5-10