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PSYC 6250 Group Process and Dynamics: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 6250 Required Course Readings


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Aguilera, A., Garza, M. J., & Muñoz, R. F. (2010). Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression in Spanish: culture-sensitive manualized treatment in practice. Journal Of Clinical Psychology, 66(8), 857-867.

Bemak, F., & Chung, R. (2011). Post-disaster social justice group work and group supervision. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 36(1), 3-21.

Burlingame, G. M., Cox, J. C., Davies, D. R., Layne, C. M., & Gleave, R. (2011). The group selection questionnaire: Further refinements in group member selection. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 15(1), 60-74.

Chen, E. C., Kakkad, D., & Balzano, J. (2008). Multicultural competence and evidenced-based practice in group therapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64(11), 1261–1278.

Conyne, R. K., & Harpine, E. C. (2010). Prevention groups: The shape of things to come. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 14(3), 193-198.

Darcy, A. M., & Dooley, B. (2007). A clinical profile of participants in an online support group. European Eating Disorders Review, 15(3), 185-195.  Not available in the library.

Greene, C. J., Morland, L. A., Macdonald, A., Frueh, B. C., Grubbs, K. M., Rosen, C. S. (2010). How does tele-mental health affect group therapy process? Secondary analysis of a noninferiority trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(5), 746-750.

Hays, D. G., Arredondo, P., Gladding, S. T., & Toporek, R. L. (2010). Integrating social justice in group work: The next decade. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 35(2), 177-206.

Hoag, M. J., & Burlingame, G. M. (1997). Evaluating the effectiveness of child and adolescent group treatment: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 26(3), 234-246.

Hook, J. N., Hook, J. P., & Hines, S. (2008). Reach out or act out: Long-term group therapy for sexual addiction. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 15(3), 217-232.

Hsiung, R. C. (2007). A suicide in an online mental health support group: Reactions of the group members, administrative responses, and recommendations. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 10(4), 495-500.

Jones, E. E., & Kelly, J. R. (2007). Contributions to a group discussion and perceptions of leadership: Does quantity always count more than quality? Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 11(1), 15-30.

Karau, S. J., & Elsaid, A. M. M. K. (2009). Individual differences in beliefs about groups. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 13(1), 1-13.

Kemp, R. (2010). The emergence of group and community therapies: A metabletic enquiry. Existential Analysis, 21(2), 282-294.

Kivlighan, D. M., Jr., & Miles, J. R. (2007). Content themes in Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 1997-2002. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 11(3), 129-139.

Kösters, M., Burlingame, G. M., Nachtigall, C., & Strauss, B. (2006). A meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of inpatient group psychotherapy. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 10(2), 146-163.

Malott, K. M., Schaefle, S., Conwill, W., Cates, J., Daniels, J. A., D'Andrea, M. (2010). Using group work strategies to continue the national discussion on race, justice, and peace. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 35(3), 299-307.

Marziali, E. (2006). Developing evidence for an internet-based psychotherapeutic group intervention. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 3(3/4), 149-165.

Microtraining Associates. (2009).Leading groups with Adolescents.

Miles, J. R., & Kivlighan, D. M., Jr. (2010). Co-leader similarity and group climate in group intervention: Testing the co-leadership, team cognitive-team diversity model. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 14(2), 114-122.

Mo, P. K. H., & Coulson, N. S. (2008). Exploring the communication and social support within virtual communities: a content analysis of messages for to an online HIV/AIDS support group. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(3), 371-374.

Monga, S., Young, A., & Owens, M. (2009). Evaluating a cognitive behavioral therapy group program for anxious five to seven year old children: a pilot study. Depression & Anxiety, 26(3), 243-250.

Myrseth, H., Litlerè, I., Støylen, I., &Pallesen, S. (2009). A controlled study of the effect of cognitive-behavioural group therapy for pathological gamblers. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 63(1), 22-31.

Oei, T. P. S., & Browne, A. (2006). Components of group processes: Have they contributed to the outcome of mood and anxiety disorder patients in a group cognitive behaviour therapy program? American Journal of Psychotherapy, 60, 53-70.

Ogrodniczuk, J. S., Joyce, A. S., & Piper, W. E. (2007). Effect of patient dissatisfaction with the therapist on group therapy outcome. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 14(2), 126-134.

Owen, J. E.; Bantum, E., O'Carroll, & Golant, M. (2009). Benefits and challenges experienced by professional facilitators of online support groups for cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology, 18(2), 144-155.

Rosenthal, L. (2005). Qualifications and tasks of the therapist in group therapy with children. Modern Psychoanalysis, 30(2), 95-103.

Rosenthal, L. (2005). Resistance in group therapy: The interrelationship of individual and group resistance. Modern Psychoanalysis, 30(2), 7–25.

Salvendy, J. T. (1999). Ethnocultural considerations in group psychotherapy. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 49(4), 429–464.

Sharma, M., & Branscum, P. (2010). Is Alcoholics Anonymous effective? Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 54(3), 3-6.

Singh, A. A., & Salazar, C. F. (2010). Process and action in social justice group work: Introduction to the special issue. The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 35(2), 93–96.

Singh, A. A., & Salazar, C. F. (2010). The roots of social justice in group work. Journal for Specialists in Group Work. 35(2), 97-104.

Smith, L. C., & Shin, R. Q. (2008). Social privilege, social justice and group counseling: An inquiry. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 33(4), 351-366.

Stockton, R. (2010). The Art and Science of Group Counseling. Journal For Specialists In Group Work, 35(4), 324-330.

Suler, J. (2001). Assessing a person’s suitability for online therapy: The ISMHO clinical case study group. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 4(6), 675-679.

Suler, J. R. (2001). The online clinical case study group: An e-mail model. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 4(6), 711–722.

Toren, Z., & Shechtman, Z. (2010). Association of personal, process, and outcome variables in group counseling: Testing an exploratory model. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 14(4), 292-303.

Watts-Jones, D., Ali, R., Alfaro, J., & Frederick, A. (2007). The role of a mentoring group for family therapy trainee and therapists of color. Family Process, 46(4), 437–450.

Weiss, R., Jaffee, W., Menil, V., & Cogley, C. (2004). Group therapy for substance use disorders: What do we know? Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 12(6), 339-350.

Wilson, F. R., Rapin, L. S. & Haley-Banez, L. (2004). How teaching group work can be guided by foundational documents: Best practice guidelines, diversity principles, and training standards. The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 29(1), 19-29.

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