Coping Skills Group: A Session-by-Session Guide

This step-by-step manual for group leaders provides the necessary ingredients to improve the lives of consumers who have significant problems related to their mental illness. It includes guidelines for using cognitive-behavioral strategies to teach more effective coping skills. It places a strong emphasis upon encouraging group members to putt knowledge, strategies, and skills into practice. Some topics covered include the following:

  • Focusing on personal strengths
  • Understanding mental Illness
  • Reducing stress
  • Connecting with people
  • Expressing positive feelings
  • Getting closer to people
  • Standing up in a positive way
  • Managing anger
  • Using time well
  • Avoiding problems with alcohol and other drugs

 There is also a group-leader's kit available.


CITATION

Title: Coping Skills Group: A Session-by-Session Guide
Author(s): Susan Gingerich, MSW, and Kim Mueser, PhD
Publication Year: 2005
Publisher City: Plainview, NY
Publisher Name: Wellness Reproductions & Publishing
ISBN #: 1-893277-41-0
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    This step-by-step manual for group leaders provides the necessary ingredients to improve the lives of consumers who have significant problems related to their mental illness. It includes guidelines for using cognitive-behavioral strategies to teach more effective coping skills.

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