Part I: INTRODUCTION: BASIC ISSUES IN GROUP WORK. 1: Introduction to Group Work. 2: The Group Counselor: Person and Professional. 3: Ethical and Legal Issues in Group Counseling. Part II: GROUP PROCESS: STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT. 4: Forming a Group. 5: Initial Stage of a Group. 6: Transition Stage of a Group. 7: Working Stage of a Group. 8: Final Stage of a Group. Part III: APPLICATION OF GROUP PROCESS TO SPECIFIC GROUPS. 9: Groups for Children. 10: Groups for Adolescents. 11: Groups for Adults. 12: Groups for Older Adults. Name Index. Subject Index.