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Author Biancoviso, Anthony N.

Title Planned group counseling : an alternative group method for reluctant chemically dependent and psychiatric patients / Anthony N. Biancoviso, Wandajune Bishop-Towle, Jairo N. Fuertes
Published New York, NY : Springer Pub., [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 247 pages)
Contents Chapter 1 History and Overview; Chapter 2 Theoretical Framework; Chapter 3 The PGC Leadership Approach; Chapter 4 PGC Group Process; Chapter 5 Preparing for a PGC Session; Chapter 6 Detailed Description and Replicable Example of PGC; Chapter 7 Responding to Noncompliant Behavior, Suicidal and Homicidal Thoughts and Threats, and Requests for the Leader's Self-Disclosure; Chapter 8 PGC Plans; Chapter 9 Using PGC in Psychiatric Settings; Chapter 10 Using PGC in Educational Settings; Epilogue; References
Summary This book presents a detailed description of a new group method called Planned Group Counseling (PGC). This method was created to cope with the very reluctant behaviors found in chemically dependent and psychiatric patients: lateness, irregular attendance, premature termination, and non-compliance with therapeutic directives. The book provides the readers with a step-by-step guide for implementing PGC, including plans and psychological exercises that are designed to further develop intra-and interpersonal skills. Detailed descriptions of interventions are also included to help the group leader
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-247) and index
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Subject Drug abuse counseling -- Methodology.
Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation.
Group counseling -- Methodology.
Mental health counseling -- Methodology.
Mentally ill -- Rehabilitation.
Patient compliance.
Counseling -- methods.
Mental Disorders -- psychology.
Mentally Ill Persons -- psychology.
Patient Compliance -- psychology.
Psychotherapy, Group -- methods.
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Bishop-Towle, Wandajune.
Fuertes, Jairo.
ISBN 0826122566 (electronic bk.)
9780826122568 (electronic bk.)