Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice CONTENIDO: Introduction -- Foundations of group work. The World of Groups -- Your Behavior in Groups -- Understanding Group Dynamics and Systems -- Stages of Group Development -- Multicultural Dimensions of Group Work -- Theories of Group Intervention -- Skills of the group leader. Assessment and Group Diagnostics -- Specialized Leadership Skills -- When to Intervene in Groups -- Group Techniques and Structures --Applications and significant issues. Coleadership and Supervision -- Critical Incidents and Difficult Group Members: Challenges and Obstacles -- Ethical Issues Unique to Group Work -- Advanced group structures. Advanced Group Leadership: Creative Interventions and Difficult Members -- Adjunct Structures to Group Work -- Group Leadership Applied to Social Justice and Social Action.