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An Analysis Of A Narrative Therapy Group Work Model For Psychosis, Abby J. Newberg Jan 2016

An Analysis Of A Narrative Therapy Group Work Model For Psychosis, Abby J. Newberg

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

The purpose of this research project was to explore how individuals with psychosis and schizophrenia benefit through participation in a narrative group therapy intervention. Current treatment options for individuals with psychosis and schizophrenia are focused on anti-psychotic medication as a first response to treatment, which has significant negative side-effects for some. Along with medication, a belief exists that individuals with psychosis and schizophrenia lack insight, placing even further dependence on medications and deterring a focus on insight-based therapies. The use of insight-based narrative therapies for individuals with psychosis within a group format is under-researched and lacks discussion in the literature ...


The Support Group Experience Of Older Male Caregivers In Providing Care For A Relative With Dementia, Olivia T. Tise Jan 2015

The Support Group Experience Of Older Male Caregivers In Providing Care For A Relative With Dementia, Olivia T. Tise

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

It is estimated that 40% of caregivers of individuals living with dementia are men (Alzheimer's Association, 2013). As the number of people diagnosed with dementia rises, older male caregivers will increasingly meet the demand for care. Men over the age of 65 may be an especially vulnerable group of caregivers. Support groups are one of the most widely used and popular interventions with family caregivers (Hornillos & Crespo, 2012). However, few studies have examined the support group experience of older male caregivers in providing care for a relative with dementia. This qualitative study explored the caregiving experiences of older male ...


School Social Workers’ Evaluation Of Group Work Practices, Kendra J. Garrett Jan 2005

School Social Workers’ Evaluation Of Group Work Practices, Kendra J. Garrett

Social Work Faculty Publications

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