Assignment 1: Planning a Group When a client is dealing with several problems at

Assignment 1: Planning a Group
When a client is dealing with several problems at one time, it can be difficult to determine which type of treatment group would be most beneficial. Some types of treatment groups may overlap in addressing certain problems or issues. The literature is helpful in assisting the clinical social worker in determining the type, purpose, and goals of the treatment group.
For this Assignment, review the “Petrakis Family” case history and video session.
In a 800-word paper, describe a treatment group that would help Helen Petrakis in one of the following areas: (a) caregiving, (b) sandwich generation, (c) serving as a family member of an individual with addiction.
Review and briefly summarize      the literature about the social issue that is the focus of your group      (caregiving, sandwich generation, or addictions).
Write a plan that includes      the following elements:
Type of treatment group
Purpose of the group
Membership
Method to recruit
Composition
Size
Open/closed
Monitoring
Must contain at least 4 references and citations from the following materials: