Group Typology Assignment

Group Typology

group typology , As a clinical social worker it is important to  understand group typology in order to choose the appropriate group  method for a specific population or problem. Each type of group has its  own approach and purpose. Two of the more frequently used types of  groups are task groups and intervention groups.

Group Typology For  this Assignment, review the “Cortez Multimedia” case study, and  identify a target behavior or issue that needs to be ameliorated,  decreased, or increased. In a 2- to 4-page report, complete the  following:

  • Choose either a treatment group or task group as your intervention for Paula Cortez.
  • Identify the model of treatment group (i.e., support, education, teams, or treatment conferences).
  • Using the typologies described in the Toseland & Rivas (2017)  piece, describe the characteristics of your group. For instance, if you  choose a treatment group that is a support group, what would be the  purpose, leadership, focus, bond, composition, and communication?
  • Include the advantages and disadvantages of using this type of group as an intervention.

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