Written by experienced practitioners and teachers, this book promotes greater knowledge and understanding of groupwork and group processes, particularly in social work and social care settings. Incorporating both theory and practice, it provides a practical guide to those considering groupwork, and further inspiration for those already involved. The book incorporates a number of case examples of groups run in mainstream social work, social care and multi-disciplinary settings. Skills-based in approach, this innovative text includes: * learning objectives* activities to test understanding* illustrative case studies* key learning points* suggestions for further reading. Published in association with Community Care Magazine, the book meets the changing needs of today's students and practitioners in social care and is a welcome addition to the current literature.