Australasia's Biggest Online Store

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

Staff Support Groups in the Helping Professions


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Hinshelwood, Foreword. Introduction. Part I: Hartley, Kennard, What Staff Support Groups Are For. Why it Can be Difficult to Ask for Support, Especially if You Work in a Caring Profession. Ten Keys to a Successful Staff Support Group. Setting Up a Staff Support Group. The Role of the Facilitator. Common Problems and Ways of Responding to Them. Ending a Staff Support Group. Do Staff Support Groups Work? Part II: McGowan, On Learning From the Short Life of a Staff Support Group in an Acute Admission Inpatient Mental Health Setting. Maher, Authority and Control: Working with Staff Groups in Children's Homes. Powell, The Insider as Facilitator: Conducting a Group for Hospital Clinical Team Leaders. Wojciechowska, Managing Personal and Professional Boundaries. Humphreys, Working with Disturbed States of Mind. Winship, Working with Staff Dynamics in an Educational Setting: The Staff Support Group that Wasn't To Be.

About the Author

Phil Hartley is an Adult Psychotherapist at St Andrews Counselling and Psychotherapy Service, North Yorkshire and York Primary Care Trust. He is also a member of the Institute of Group Analysis. David Kennard is a clinical psychologist and group analyst providing supervision and staff support to individuals and organizations. He was formerly Head of Psychological Services at The Retreat, York, and is a member of the Institute of Group Analysis.


"This is the first book of its kind on facilitating staff support groups within health, social and educational settings... it has been a privilege to review this unique book. Readers, whether novice or experienced in facilitating groups, will be enlightened by the authors' vast array of experience and reflection in setting up and running staff support groups in diverse health, social and educational settings." - Allen Senivassen, Journal of Social Work Practice, Vol. 24, No. 1, March 2010

"Staff Support Groups in the Helping Professions left me realistically optimistic about the value of staff support groups and I would recommend it to anyone commissioning such a group, as well as to potential facilitators." - Christopher Davies, Therapy Today, February 2010

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Staff Support Groups in the Helping Professions on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top