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Intentional Group Counseling

Best Practices for a Multicultural World (First Edition)
Farah Ibrahim, Allen Ivey, Paul Pedersen, and Mary Bradford Ivey
Intentional Group Counseling: Best Practices for a Multicultural World provides students with essential best practices for conducting group counseling sessions in a diverse society. The text presents students with the latest research in applied psychology and group counseling, and also breaks down the complex art of leadership into individual skills using the Microskills approach. Embracing an experiential learning framework, students are guided through the practical application of learned Microskills in real-world group settings to further develop their competencies within dynamic environments.

The book begins with best practices for intentional group leadership, ethics, cultural competence, and social justice in group work. Later chapters focus on listening and process skills, managing conflict and confrontation, and how to employ interpersonal influence to help clients explore logical consequences, group feedback, and meaningful reflection. The text closes with discussions of alternative theoretical approaches to group work, strategies for working with children and adolescents, and how to develop a personal leadership style.

Designed to help future clinicians prepare to lead diverse populations through effective and profound group sessions, Intentional Group Counseling is ideal for courses in group work, group counseling, social work, and psychology.

Dr. Farah Ibrahim earned her doctorate degree at Pennsylvania State University and currently serves as a professor of counseling psychology and counselor education at University of Colorado, Denver.
Paul Pederson was professor emeritus at Syracuse University and recipient of the 2010 APA Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology Award.
Dr. Allen Ivey earned his doctorate in counseling at Harvard University and is distinguished university professor (emeritus) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a past president and fellow of the Society for Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association, as well as fellow of the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race and the Asian American Psychological Association.
Dr. Mary Bradford Ivey earned her doctorate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A fellow of the American Counseling Association, her elementary guidance program was named one of the top ten in the United States. She has lectured widely throughout the United States and internationally, and is the author of multiple books, chapters, and articles.
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