Mar 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HDCN 6303 - Group Counseling


Credits: 3

Explores various group modalities, including group guidance, task-groups, group counseling, and group psychotherapy. Various theoretical approaches to group counseling are reviewed. Emphasis is on how to effectively start, lead, terminate, and evaluate a therapy group process. Students develop an understanding of the skills requisite to group membership and leadership. Students examine their approach to group counseling, exploring the dynamics of relationships unique to a group setting. As a result, group skill development opportunities, observation experiences, and mandatory laboratory group experience occur each week. Examines a variety of different groups, including children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly, in diverse settings. Evaluation is based on several factors including strengths and deficits in intrapersonal and interpersonal group counseling skills as demonstrated via role-plays, class exercises, examination, and/or written assignments. Prerequisite: HDCN 6302 .



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