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Social Work Empowerment Agenda and Group Work: A Workshop

The closing plenary session of the Twenty-First Annual AASWG Symposium on Social Work with Groups was a presentation on group work and empowerment as a practice theory and intervention. The session involved participants in responding to key questions about group work and empowerment principles. The workshop tied together many of the themes of the symposium by emphasizing that group work is a central method of empowerment-based practice. This article is a summary of that workshop.