Written by an experienced groupworker and academic, 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 multidisciplinary settings. Skills-based in approach, this original text includes: illustrative group examples quotes from groupworkers key learning points based on research activities to develop practice 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.