- Oxford Library Of Psychology
- Oxford Library of Psychology
- About the Editor
- Introduction: Solidifying and Advancing Group Counseling
- The Nature and Significance of Groups
- Definition of Group Counseling
- The History of Group Counseling
- Ethics, Best Practices, andLaw in Group Counseling
- Diversity in Groups
- A Social Justice Approach to Group Counseling
- Therapeutic Factors in Group-Counseling: Asking New Questions
- Cohesion in Counseling and Psychotherapy Groups
- Group Climate: Construct in Search of Clarity
- Group Development
- Evidence Bases for Group Practice
- General Research Models
- Assessing Groups
- Qualitative Research Approaches and Group Counseling
- Personhood of the Leader
- Group Techniques
- Group Leader Style and Functions
- Group Leadership Teaching and Training: Methods and Issues
- Supervision of Group Counseling
- Creativity and Spontaneity in Groups
- Groups across Settings
- Group Counseling across the Life Span: A Psychosocial Perspective
- Group Counseling with Sexual Minorities
- Prevention Groups
- International Group Counseling
- Brief Group Treatment
- Mutual Help Groups: What Are They and What Makes Them Work?
- Online Groups
- Groups for Trauma/Disaster
- Group Counseling: 50 Basic Premises and the Need for Mainstreaming
Abstract and Keywords
Selected issues related to group counseling research are addressed in this chapter. The topics include research-skills training for graduate students including practical skill-application experiences, using a research-team approach to inquiry, practitioner–researcher collaboration, interdisciplinary research, and programmatic research. Major quantitative and qualitative designs for group research are reviewed. Suggestions and recommendations for future research in the group field are offered.
Deborah J. Rubel is a professor in the Department of Counseling at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR.
D. Keith Morran is a professor in the Department of Counseling and Counseling Education at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN.
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