Students will explore eleven group theories and how to apply these theories into practice. Students will also learn about group process, applications to the stages of a group, and how to apply group counseling to multicultural, ethical, school, and time-limited contexts. Students will develop a framework to their own synthesis of various aspects of the approaches to group counseling.
Required Course Resources:
Corey, G. (2012). Theory & Practice of Group Counseling. (8th ed.) Belmont, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole.
Course Learning Outcomes:
- Students will be able to integrate approaches to develop their own frameworks for effective group counseling.
- For students to learn the basic elements of group process.
- Students will gain knowledge of group counseling in a multicultural context.
- To develop self-evaluation skills, writing skills, and critical thinking skills.
- To gain an understanding of the theoretical approaches to group counseling.
- Become aware of various community resources
- Students will become more knowledgeable in the area of group theories to become better prepared for the licensure and certification examinations.