For the professional group worker, this is an exposition of programs and methods to be followed in recreational and educational activities. A how-to-do book which progresses through forming groups to the types of service possible for community betterment, from the general approach to work with individuals. This stresses the skill and understanding needed to probe and study problem case histories, to work for and with various types of people, to improve the leadership needed in the field. The author is the professor of group work at Western Reserve. This is for serious workers and lay boards.