schc554 | Graduate
Group Counseling: Children And Adolescents
This graduate-level course is 8 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Balancing Process and Content
- Analyze management of the individual’s treatment plan in relation to his or her group participation.
- Experience group dynamics and process.
- Explore management of group plan, termination, and closure.
Development of Group Plans
- Demonstrate current knowledge of the development of group plans for school based groups.
Communication Styles in Group Work
- Examine the verbal and nonverbal communication dynamics.
Group Dynamics, Development, and Roles
- Examine theoretical approaches, group structures, developmental models, appropriate selection criteria, and methods of evaluation of group effectiveness.
- Examine evaluation methods of group effectiveness.
Group Strategies and Techniques
- Practice and demonstrate group methods and techniques.
- Identify multicultural needs in the group process.
Diversity Issues in Group Work
- Demonstrate an integrated understanding of issues of diversity in group work.
- Explain the difference between tolerance and valuing diversity.
Theoretical Approaches in Group Work
- Demonstrate current knowledge concerning research on theories and approaches in contemporary group work.
- Experience the termination of group process.
History of Group Work
- Demonstrate an integrated understanding of professional, ethical, and legal concerns relevant to group work.
- Demonstrate knowledge of assessment skills in relationship to appropriate placement of members in particular types of counseling groups.
- Examine ethical issues related to interactions among group members within and outside of the group setting.
Group Work’s Specialties
- Articulate a taxonomy of groups and explain the difference between self-help, support, and therapy groups.
- Explore professional standards for group leadership.
Group Membership and Leadership Styles
- Evaluate and apply various methods of effective group facilitation.
Experiential Group Work
- Differentiate between ongoing Learning Team activities and role-playing associated with counseling oriented groups.
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