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Title Understanding the self-help organization : frameworks and findings / edited by Thomas J. Powell.

Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1994]


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 UniM Bail  361.4 UNDE    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 345 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1.Self-Help Research and Policy Issues/Thomas J. Powell--2.Agency Involvement with Self-Help Programs and Quality of Mental Health Services for Older Adults/Thomas J. Powell--3.Problems in Assessing Prevalence and Membership Characteristics of Self-Help Group Participants/Morton A. Lieberman & Lonnie R. Snowden--4.African-American Participation in Self-Help Groups/Lonnie R. Snowden & Morton A. Lieberman--5.Researching Mutual-Help Group Participation in a Segregated Society/Keith Humphreys & Michael D. Woods--6.Individual, Grou Context, & Individual Group Fit Predictors of Self-Help Group Attendance/Douglas A. Luke, Linda Roberts & Julian Rappaport--7.Narrative Studies, Personal Stories, and Identity Transformation in the Mutual-Help Context/Julian Rappaport.
8.Moving Beyond the Individual Level of Analysis in Mutual-Help Group Research: An Ecological Paradigm/Kenneth I. Maton--9.Roles for Mental Health Consumers in Self-Help Group Research/Caroline A. Kaufmann--10.The Naturalistic Paradigm as an Approach to Research With Mutual-Help Groups/Mellen Kennedy, Keith Humphreys & Thomasina Borkman--11. The Self-Help Clearinghouse: A New Development in Action Research for Community Psychology/Gregory J. Meissen & Mary L. Warren--12.Self-Help for Sickle Cell Disease in African-American Communities/Kermit B. Nash & Kathryn D. Kramer--13.Identifying the Experiential Knowledge Developed Within a Self-Help Group/Marsha A. Schubert & Thomasina Borkman--14.Twelve Steps for Everyone? Lesbians in Al-Anon/Christine Flynn Saulnier--15.Understanding Self-Help Groups/J.B. Kingree & R. Barry Ruback--16.Self-Help Groups for Families With Mental Illness or Alcoholism/Linda Farris Kurtz.
17.The Role of Self-Help Programs in the Rehabilitation of Persons With Severe Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders/Douglas L. Noordsy, Brenda Schwab, Lindy Fox & Robert E. Drake.
Other author Powell, Thomas J.
Subject Self-help groups.
ISBN 0803954875
0803954883 (paperback)