week 4.docx - Compare task groups versus treatment groups Task and treatments groups have several similarities According to Kirst-Ashman Hull(2018 the

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Compare task groups versus treatment groups. Task and treatments groups have several similarities. According to Kirst-Ashman & Hull (2018) the difference between the two groups is that task groups exist to achieve a specific set of objectives or tasks and treatment groups primary focus is on the emotional and social needs of their members. The objective of a task group is to determine how the group functions and role the roles played by members of the group (Kirst-Ashman, & Hall, 2018.) Task groups are groups of individuals brought together to accomplish a specific task. The objective of treatment groups is making sure the individual benefits directly from the group. Treatment groups members openly communicate feelings with others. The two type of groups are intended to help assist similar a purpose, which is helping others. Both groups are used and significant to social work. Describe a type of treatment group you would like to facilitate as a social worker (educational group, support group, self-help group, and therapy group).

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