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Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:
Final Exam - 30%
Midterm Exam - 15%
Group Proposal Project - 40%
Group counseling experience reports - 15%
Basic Group Counseling Skills. Diagnostic Interviewing. Problem Specification. Case Conceptualization. Goal Setting. Intervention Planning. Progress/Outcome Evaluation. Supervised experience in counseling. Interview analysis use of audio and video tapes. Client and supervisor feedback. Seminar. Having an experience of group counseling.
Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. explain the history and trends of group counseling.
2. differentiate the major principles of group dynamics includes differentiating the developmental stages of groups and the behavioral manifestations of these stages and the implications for group process.
3. argue various group leadership styles and theories of group counseling.
4. apply group counseling methods, including group counselor orientations and behaviors, appropriate selection criteria and methods, and methods of evaluation of effectiveness.
5. interpret ethical and legal issues relevant to group counseling.