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GWP 5: Social Groups Work in various Settings & Termination Phase: GWP 5: Social Groups Work in various Settings & Termination Phase: Presentation Transcript

  • Social Groups Work in various Settings & Termination Phase:     Jc Lohith Shetty PGDPM, MSW, MBA, NET Asst Professor St Aloysius College (Autonomous) Trainer – Junior Chamber International  President - 2014, JCI Mangalore  Lohith Shetty 1
  • Statutory Instructions:  This is not a study material & only a teaching aid.  There is constant changes made to this teaching material & those changes are not updated in Slide Share.  This slide is prepared as teaching aid only, so it can be understood & interpreted rightly only after attending my classes.  Lohith Shetty 2
  • Advantages:  It address the departmental issues  Gives opportunity to share  Provides social support to students  Personal attention reaches greater number of students  School is a natural setting – members are readily available  Group work becomes a resource for parents, teachers, staff  Provides learning opportunity Group work in schools: For – students – parents – teachers – school personnel – drivers – attendees etc. Lohith Shetty 3 View slide
  • Approaches:  Supportive: new students, grief, gender, disable etc  Remedial: study skills, building self concept, social skills etc  Psycho educational: Understanding parents, teenage, peer etc  Skill training: Soft Skills & technical skills Ethical issues:  Permittion from HM, teachers, parents, involving parents – maintaining records, confidentiality. Lohith Shetty 4 View slide
  • Educational group:  To gain new inform or skill, problem solving  Objective is to develop long term knowledge.  Education or awareness building is major goals to be achieved.  It is focused on specific population. Socio education groups:  Emphasis on education, socialization, social action Psycho education groups:  Type of groups therapy focuses on educating elements about their disorder and help in coping.  Members share common diagnoses.  Mental health workers, peer counsellor, MPSW are helpful  It has got therapeutic or healing element Lohith Shetty 5
  • Guidelines to develop educational groups: A. Identify the need for educational groups  Based on personal observation  Supported by formal survey B. Formulate the objective C. Consider how the group will be structured  Number of sessions, recreation, how often it meets, size, open or closed other arrangements, materials needed, etc.  Educational content  Develop the draft copy of content  Identify the resource persons  Teaching methods - innovative teaching method stimulates interest and participation, language for training.  Various groups:  - youth women,  - drug abuse  -- Children  - adults Lohith Shetty 6
  • Geriatric group work: Characteristics: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Attention span issues – short duration of sessions Meditation – spiritual ability to concentrate Alzheimer’s – forgetfulness –cases Dementia – forgetfulness – symptom – vascular dementia – Parkinson disease Irregular attendance – health problems transport, doctor appointment They need more support and encouragement Limitation to activities – low energy, week body They need to be listened and understood Themes are limited to advocacy, supportive, therapeutic and remedial. Involvement of family members is needed. Lohith Shetty 7
  • Geriatric group work: Skills and attitude needed: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Genuine respect for old age Positive attitude and acceptance Sense of caring Understanding their background Desire to learn from them Patience and sensitivity Knowledge of emotional, psychological, physical and social needs Knowledge and treatment of health problem Skills in dealing with depression, loneliness, grief, hostility Lohith Shetty 8
  • Group work in family welfare settings: Differentadolescents groups kinds of a) Children, b) Couples for family life education c) Mothers – for child rearing d) Un-wedded mothers – adjustment e) Single parents – adopt to sit f) Fathers / mothers g) Old people in fly h) Orphanage i) Family planning j) De-addiction (A A meetings) Lohith Shetty 9
  • Women and child welfare: Different category of target members  Widows - Women in need of health care - School children - Street children - Juvenile children - Special children Separated  Domestic workers  Unwedded mothers  Commercial sex workers  Woman imprison  Victims of exploration like rape, domestic abuse, verbal & physical abuse, job – sexual harrasment  Lohith Shetty 10
  • Working in institutions: Its organized body of – President - Vice president - Secretary - Members - Objectives  Works with – children, women, or prostitutes, mentally and physically challenged, marital, emotional, fly problems, delinquents, etc.  Social workers play major role in case work, group work etc.  Main work is – to give them a group life – fellowship – helping them with problem  Institutions can be setup for rehabilitation for specific purpose Lohith Shetty 11
  • Working in institutions: Role Building up good rapport,  Bond & Relationship  Develop their capacity  Support and protect them & their interests  Encouraging positives in them  Conducting Management games  Working with fly member  Improve their ability to cope or Soft Skills  Building up friendly cooperative relationship with people associated with client  Helping in good decision making  Planning and preparing for discharge  Lohith Shetty 12
  • Social group work in Hospitals: Target areas for membership          In patients De-addiction Long term illness HIV + ve Paediatric / Children Women / mothers Follow-up after discharge For care takers For health workers  Cater to – Adjustment to physical symptoms – Emotional support – Social acceptance – Financial opportunities – Health awareness generation Lohith Shetty 13
  • Social group work in Industrial settings: Purpose: A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. To improve employees skills To give emotional support Advocacy Recreation To improve soft skills To develop leadership To create purposeful trade union Great teamwork To build better relationship between superiors and sub-ordinates To build up links To deal with personal and social problem Workers education Modernisation Lohith Shetty 14
  • Areas to be catered to in programme planning: - Recreation - Family planning - Health awareness - Children education - De-addiction - Work life enrichment - Stress management - Career planning - Coping with family problems - Legal aid Lohith Shetty 15
  • Termination stage: Functional role of termination / areas to be addressed: A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. Enabling Mediating Advocacy Education Facilitation Leadership and Guidance Role allocation Evaluation Confrontation Setting future plans Planning follow-up Preparing for deportation and send-off Lohith Shetty 16
  • Evaluation before termination: Purpose: the results 1) To access To judge the efficiency of the programmes 3) To identify strengths and weaknesses 4) To confront and appreciate positive changes 5) To identify the effectiveness 6) To adopt future commitments 7) To plan the future 8) To plan the follow up programmes 9) Develop leadership 10) Avoid dependency on worker 11) Avoid emotional dependency on members 2) Lohith Shetty 17
  • Steps of evaluation: I. Formulating goals and objectives II. Setting bench marks / indicators III. Deciding the type of data collection a) Verbal b) Written evaluation c) Questionnaire d) Report reference IV. Collection of data V. Analysis and interpretation of data VI. Implementations for future Lohith Shetty 18
  • Scope of evaluation (Areas) A. Group sessions:           Effectiveness and ineffectiveness of planning Effectiveness and ineffectiveness of organizing Effectiveness and ineffectiveness of implementation Effectiveness in accomplishing goals Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA opposite of ABC) Identifying better alternatives – if missed Identifying the resource utilization and missutilised resources if any. On going evaluation – adopted effectively or not Group dynamics and benefits Conflicts and sub-groups – its disadvantages Lohith Shetty 19
  • C. Workers evaluation:  Professionalism in handling group  Expert role played by worker  Enabler role played by worker  Leadership identification and development  Development of communication and bond among members  Conflict resolution techniques and team building  Additional insight gained by & needed to worker  Profile identification, study and evaluation of right members  Meeting the social and professional ethics  Individualization of members and group  Encourage group self determination Lohith Shetty 20
  • B. Members evaluation:  Individual contributions  Individual development  Benefits from social group work  Behaviour modifications  Confidence developed, changes adopted  Adoption of new role and responsibility  Additional commitment to be made-if necessary D. Agency areas:  Evaluate the service by the agency  Evaluate the support given by the agency  Fulfilment of agency goals  Improvement needed in the quality of service  Agency support to the social group worker Lohith Shetty 21
  • All the Best Lohith Shetty 22