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APSY 7640 Seminar in Group Counseling and Group Theory (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course examines both the theory and practice of group counseling. Among the theoretical positions discussed are client centered, behavioral, existential, and rational emotive. Important aspects of group process are also discussed including group leadership, group membership, establishing a group, and maintaining a group. As such the course covers therapist issues, patient selection criteria, group structuring as well as basic therapeutic techniques. The course prepares students to design structured counseling groups, to prepare group counseling materials, and to lead counseling groups of various types.

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: Sections .01 and .02 will focus across the lifespan with an emphasis on working with adults. Section .04 will focus on working with children and youth.

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Comments: Limited to 25 students.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17