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Social roup Work
Dr. Ajay Kumar
Assistant Professor
GFGC-Shikaripura, Karnataka
CONTENT
• Definitions
• Characteristics
• Importance
CONTENT
The concept of social group work is based
on the belief that people can benefit from
interacting with others who share their
experiences and challenges. Through group
work, individuals can learn from each other,
provide mutual support, and develop new
skills and coping mechanisms.
Social group work is a method of social
work that helps individuals enhance their
social functioning through purposeful
group experience and cope more
effectively with their personal group
community problems.
konopka
Social group work aims at the
development of a person through
the interplay of personalities in a
group situation and at the creation
of such group situations as provided
for by integrated, cooperative group
action for common ends.
Coyle
• Social group work is a method through which
individuals in groups in social agency settings
are helped by a worker who guides their
interaction in program activities so that they
may relate themselves to others and
experience growth opportunities in
accordance with their needs and capacities
toward the end of individual, group, and
community development.
Trecker
• It'g a method of Social Work
• Individuals are helped through
• Groups and Social Agency setting
• Social group work is a psychosocial
process
• The role of Workers is to
Guide interaction Process
Summary
Based on Definitions
1. Social group work is a democratic
method of social work.
2. It develops democratic ideals and
leadership qualities in group members.
3. Constructive relationship is the base for
achieving its objectives.
4. Individual members are helped through
groups to experience growth
5. It is based on Humanitarian Philosophy
6. The role of the worker is to facilitate the
interaction process.
7. The ability and capacity for self
direction is developed by the group
worker.
Characteristics
• To teach the individuals to live, to work
together and to participate in the activities of
a group for their intellectual, emotional and
spiritual growth
• To solve problems of adjustment by
development of individual's personality
through the group process
• To develop one's inherent leadership qualities
• To help people to develop physical, mental
and emotional adjustment
Purpose /
Importance of
Group Work
• To provide resources for learning
• To develop consistency and
predictability of individual's behaviour
• To obtain integration between individual
and group
• To motivate the group members to
develop attitude me service...
Purpose /
Importance of
Group Work
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Group work -meaning and definitions- Characteristics and Importance

  • 1. Social roup Work Dr. Ajay Kumar Assistant Professor GFGC-Shikaripura, Karnataka
  • 4. The concept of social group work is based on the belief that people can benefit from interacting with others who share their experiences and challenges. Through group work, individuals can learn from each other, provide mutual support, and develop new skills and coping mechanisms.
  • 5. Social group work is a method of social work that helps individuals enhance their social functioning through purposeful group experience and cope more effectively with their personal group community problems. konopka
  • 6. Social group work aims at the development of a person through the interplay of personalities in a group situation and at the creation of such group situations as provided for by integrated, cooperative group action for common ends. Coyle
  • 7.
  • 8. • Social group work is a method through which individuals in groups in social agency settings are helped by a worker who guides their interaction in program activities so that they may relate themselves to others and experience growth opportunities in accordance with their needs and capacities toward the end of individual, group, and community development. Trecker
  • 9. • It'g a method of Social Work • Individuals are helped through • Groups and Social Agency setting • Social group work is a psychosocial process • The role of Workers is to Guide interaction Process Summary Based on Definitions
  • 10. 1. Social group work is a democratic method of social work. 2. It develops democratic ideals and leadership qualities in group members. 3. Constructive relationship is the base for achieving its objectives. 4. Individual members are helped through groups to experience growth 5. It is based on Humanitarian Philosophy 6. The role of the worker is to facilitate the interaction process. 7. The ability and capacity for self direction is developed by the group worker. Characteristics
  • 11. • To teach the individuals to live, to work together and to participate in the activities of a group for their intellectual, emotional and spiritual growth • To solve problems of adjustment by development of individual's personality through the group process • To develop one's inherent leadership qualities • To help people to develop physical, mental and emotional adjustment Purpose / Importance of Group Work
  • 12. • To provide resources for learning • To develop consistency and predictability of individual's behaviour • To obtain integration between individual and group • To motivate the group members to develop attitude me service... Purpose / Importance of Group Work