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Groups in Context: A New Perspective on Group DynamicsThis volume revitalizes the field of group dynamics, collecting the best of experts in the field of group process. Groups in Context integrates new knowledge about group dynamics with an understanding of the turbulent organizational environments in which work groups now function, providing conceptual and experiential frameworks for instructors, trainers, and consultants who work with groups, as well as for group members themselves. Originally published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1990….

Groups in Context: Leadership and Participation in Small GroupsReflecting its author’s extensive experience in the classroom, this beautifully crafted text expertly balances current theory and research with practical skills and applications. Its presentation reflects the author’s belief that small group communication is best understood in context–whether in the workplace, in neighborhoods, in churches, social groups, or civic organizations. The thoroughly updated seventh edition cites more than one hundred recent studies….

ACT for Adolescents: Treating Teens and Adolescents in Individual and Group TherapyIn this much-needed guide, a clinical psychologist and a social worker provide a flexible, ten-week protocol based in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help adolescents overcome mental health hurdles and thrive.If you’re a clinician working with adolescents, you understand the challenges this population faces. But sometimes it can be difficult to establish connection in therapy. To help, ACT for Adolescents offers the first effective professional protocol for facilitating ACT with ado…

Groups in Action: Evolution and Challenges (with Workbook, CourseMate with DVD, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) (HSE 112 Group Process I)In these exciting videos, available on DVD, students will see Marianne and Gerald Corey in action as they demonstrate their integrative approach to group work. Viewers will see a real group move through its various stages and will observe group members discuss real issues and present reactions in the group context. These compelling videos were filmed at a three-day intensive group and show the unfolding of a live group as they build “a circle of trust.” The videos highlight the development of th…

Housing the Chosen: The Architectural Context of Mystery Groups and Religious Associations in the Ancient World (Contextualizing the Sacred)The aim of this book is to show how architecture can illuminate the functions of religious assemblies of various kinds in ancient society. The architecture of ancient religious spaces has the potential to offer a deeper understanding of the religious groups who used the spaces and the activities they performed there. However, the large corpus of recent scholarship has for the most part overlooked architecture. This book investigates the spatial and architectural settings of mystery cults and rel…

College Algebra in Context (4th Edition) College Algebra in Context, Fourth Edition, is ideal for students majoring in business, social sciences, and life sciences. The authors use modeling, applications, and real-data problems to develop skills, giving you the practice you need to become an adept problem solver in your future courses and career.   This revision maintains the authors’ focus on applying math in the real world through updated real-data applications. Features such as Group Activities and Extended Applications prom…

Learning ACT for Group Treatment: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills Training Manual for Therapists For many clients, group therapy is a more practical treatment option than one-on-one therapy sessions. The financial cost of group therapy is substantially less than individual therapy, and research shows it can be just as effective. However, group therapy also presents unique challenges, and is often more difficult to administer. That’s why professionals need a solid plan of action when using group therapy to treat clients. In recent years, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has gained …

Social Scientific Models for Interpreting the Bible: Essays by the Context Group in Honor of Bruce J. Malina (Biblical Interpretation)Fourteen members of The Context Group honor Bruce J. Malina and his scholarship in this volume by following his consistent example of developing or using explicit social scientific models to interpret documents from the ancient Mediterranean world. Ordinary features of that cultural world such as gossip, reciprocity, a pervasive military presence, the power of women, and becoming a follower of Jesus stand out with greater clarity in the Bible when a reader understands the cultural matrix in whic…

The Qur'an in Context: A Christian ExplorationFor most Westerners, the Qur’an is a deeply foreign book. Christians who venture within this sacred scripture of Islam encounter a world where echoes of biblical figures and themes resound. But the Qur’an speaks in accents and forms that defy our expectations. For it captures an oral recitation of an open-ended drama, one rooted in seventh-century Arabia. Its context of people, events and ideas strikes us not only as poetically allusive but as enigmatic. And yet the Qur’an and its contested inte…